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BHEL commissions 270 MW thermal unit in Telangana

This is the first unit to be commissioned at the project

Bharat Heavy Electricals, BHEL, Thermal unit, Bhadradri Thermal Power Project, Telangana, Telangana State Power Generation Corporation, Manuguru, Yadadri project, Steam Generator package, NTPC, Trichy, Hyderabad, Haridwar, Bhopal, Ranipet, Bengaluru, Jhansi plants, Power sector, Western Region, Nagpur

Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has commissioned one 270 MW thermal unit at the four x 270 MW Bhadradri Thermal Power Project in Telangana.

The thermal power plant is located at Manuguru in Bhadradri Kothagudem district of Telangana. The project was awarded to BHEL by the Telangana State Power Generation Corporation (TSGENCO).

This is the first unit to be commissioned at the project and work on the balance three units is also in an advanced stage.

Significantly, following the commissioning of one x 800 MW Kothagudem thermal power project, this is the second unit to have been commissioned as part of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between TSGENCO and BHEL for construction of new thermal power plants totalling 6,000 MW in the state.

In Telangana, BHEL is also executing five x 800 MW Yadadri project for TSGENCO and the Steam Generator package at two x 800 MW Telangana STPP for NTPC.

BHEL's scope of work in the project includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of four thermal sets of 270 MW on EPC basis.

The key equipment for the contract was manufactured at BHEL's Trichy, Hyderabad, Haridwar, Bhopal, Ranipet, Bengaluru and Jhansi plants, while the company's power sector, Western Region, Nagpur, has done civil works and erection/commissioning of the equipment.

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