NTPC to commission 250 Mw Bongaigaon thermal power unit in Assam by June

For the first time, desulphurisation technology will be used in the plant that will control emission of sulphur dioxide

Nirmalya Behera Bhubaneswar

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The country’s largest power producer, NTPC Ltd, plans to commission the 250 Mw Bongaigaon thermal power project (TPP)  in  Kokrajhar in Assam in the first quarter of the ensuing financial year.   Bongaigaon is the first NTPC project in the north-eastern region of 750 Mw capacity (3x250 Mw). Of the total capacity, 500 MW (2x250 Mw) is already generating power.

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First Published: Mar 03 2018 | 2:58 PM IST

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