NTPC, India’s state-owned energy conglomerate, has commissioned the first unit of the 1,320MW Meja thermal power project in Allahabad district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
The coal-based thermal power plant located in Meja Tehsil is owned by the Meja Urja Nigam (MUNPL), a joint venture between NTPC and Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam (UPRVUN).
The plant features two coal-fired units, each of 660MW capacity. The commissioned 660MW Unit 1, which was synchronized with the main grid in last August for testing purpose, will be capable of generating 15.84 million units per day, reported Times of India.
In 2012, Japan-based Toshiba had taken up the responsibility to deliver the two units of supercritical steam turbine and generators under a $315m contract. Read More…