TS Genco refutes FGG charge of using old technology


TS Genco refutes FGG charge of using old technology

TS Genco is racing against time to commission the Bhadradri thermal power plant by the end of the 2018-19 financial year and has decided to go for a hydraulic test in June.

Refuting sharp criticism from Forum for Good Governance (FGG) on the use of sub-critical technology instead of super-critical technology, TS Genco said that the project was devised in 2015 and super-critical technology was available only for units above 650 MW. Each unit of Bhadradri is only 270 MW, where the technology cannot be applied.

In a letter written to Governor ESL Narasimhan on June 4, FGG asked for an inquiry by an expert committee into the grounding of Bhadradri power plant.

It alleged that sub-critical technology was used although environment assessment appraisal committee suggested revising the proposals. Sub-critical technology has a heavy maintenance cost, consumes more coal and water and causes more pollution Read More

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