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Last unit of Sasan UMPP commissioned

The Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project is the largest integrated power plant cum coal mining project at a single location in the world

BS Reporter  |  New Delhi 

on Monday commissioned the sixth and final 660-Mw unit of the 3,960-Mw Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP).

With this, all of units have successfully been commissioned, 12 months ahead of the power-purchase agreement (PPA) schedule. The first five units of 660 Mw each, totalling 3,300 Mw, had been commissioned in about 12 months.

The is the largest integrated power-plant-cum-coal-mining project at a single location in the world. It involves an investment of over Rs 27,000 crore, the largest for a project at a single location in Coal production has already commenced from the 20-million-tonne Moher and Moher-Amlohri coal mines associated with the project.

With the sixth unit, Reliance Power’s generation capacity has increased to 5,945 Mw — 5,760 Mw of thermal capacity and 185 Mw of renewable energy-based capacity

First Published: Mon, March 30 2015. 13:48 IST