AP to host NBPPLs Rs6,000 cr power equipment plant
The power equipment manufacturing plant of the NTPC-BHEL joint venture, NTPC-BHEL Power Projects Private Ltd (NBPPL), will be set up at Mannavaram in Andhra Pradesh at an estimated investment of Rs6,000 crore
The plant, which is slated to be fully operational by 2014, will have an annual capacity to manufacture up to 5,000 Mw of equipment. It is billed as the country’s first integrated plant making turbines, generators and boilers at one place.
“The integrated plant, which will have capacity to manufacture up to 5,000 Mw of power equipment annually, will come up at Mannavaram in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, about 120 km from Chennai,” NBPPL CMD C P Singh said in a statement.
“This will be the first integrated plant in the country to manufacture turbines, generators and boilers under one roof,” Singh added.