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Bhel commissions 700 Mw supercritical thermal unit in Karnataka

Notably, this is the third unit commissioned by Bhel at Bellary

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Bhel commissions 700 Mw supercritical thermal unit in Karnataka

State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel) today announced the commissioning of its first 700 Mw supercritical thermal unit at Bellary Thermal Power Project in

"The new 700 Mw rating unit has been developed by in line with market requirements. With the successful supply and execution of this 700 Mw set, a new chapter has been added in the adoption and indigenous development of supercritical technology by Bhel," said the company in a statement.

The order for the Bellary project of by Power Corporation Ltd (KPCL) was won by through international competitive bidding on engineering, procurement and construction basis, it said.

Notably, this is the third unit commissioned by at Bellary, where two units of 500 Mw supplied and executed by Bhel, are already in operation, it added.

Bhel has been a major partner of in the development of Karnataka's power sector. Bhel has supplied and executed 3,210 Mw of sets in the state so far, which account for 94% of the coal-based installed capacity of

First Published: Fri, March 04 2016. 12:57 IST
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