India’s energy conglomerate NTPC has commissioned the 800MW second unit at the 4,000MW Kudgi super thermal project in Karnataka, a state in India.
Being built at Kudgi village in Bijapur District of Karnataka, the supercritical p thermal power plant project is being developed in two stages. The newly commissioned Unit 2 is part of the first phase of the project.
The first stage involves construction of three units each with 800MW capacity, while the second stage involves construction of two units with 800MW capacity each.
Power generated from the plant will be supplied to the South Indian states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
NTPC said that the Kudgi thermal project unit 1, which entered service in July 2017, had generated nearly 1,900 million units of power at a plant load factor of 63.76% as on 31 December 2017. Read More…