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Udupi Power commissions 600 Mw plant

Karnataka is currently procuring 750 Mw of power every day from private producers to tide over the shortage in the state

Udupi Power Corporation Limited (UPCL), a subsidiary of Lanco Infratech Ltd, has commenced commercial operation of its second unit of 600 Mw in Udupi district of Karnataka. The company had synchronised the second unit a month ago with the grid and was waiting for the completion of 400 Kv transmission line between Nandikur and Hassan. According to Panduranga Rao, Director and CEO, UPCL, the power project was completed about one and a half years ago and there was no evacuation of power due to the absence of 400 Kv transmission line. UPCL has set up a 1,200 Mw (600x2) thermal power project at ...