Sembcorp to set up 2 SO2 pollution control units at 2 power plants


Sembcorp to set up 2 SO2 pollution control units at 2 power plants

Complying with environment norms, Sembcorp Energy India (SEIL) has floated a tender to set up two flue-gas desulphurisation (FGD) units worth over Rs 1,000 crore in its two power plants with a total capacity of 2,640 MW in Andhra Pradesh.

FGD helps power plants reduce emission and attain higher efficiency with adoption of cleaner technologies. It also ensures controlling sulphur dioxide emissions and compliance of the new environment norms set out by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

The company is in the process of setting up the FGD units and has invited bids for the same as per tender document.

SEIL, which is India arm of Singapore-based Sembcorp group, has a portfolio of 4.37 GW, including some under-construction plants. This includes thermal power generation capacity of 2.64 GW and over 1.7 GW renewable energy capacity. Read More

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