BHEL commissions fourth 600 MW unit of OP Jindal Thermal Power Project

The public sector Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) today said it had commissioned the fourth 600 MW unit of the O P Jindal Super Thermal Power Power Project (STPP) Extension in Chhattisgarh.
With this, the 2400 MW project has been successfully commissioned, a press release from the company said.
The unit has been commissioned at Jindal Power Limited (JPL)’s OP Jindal STPP located at Tamnar in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh. BHEL has added three units of 600 MW aggregating to 1,800 MW capacity in the state of Chhattisgarh in the last three months, the release said.
BHEL’s scope of work in the contract includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of steam turbines, generators and boilers, along with associated auxiliaries and electricals, besides state-of-the-art controls & instrumentation (C&I) and electrostatic precipitators (ESPs).
For the same customer, BHEL has also earlier successfully executed 4 units of 250 MW each at Raigarh, which are in operation since 2007.  Further, JPL has entrusted BHEL with setting up of another four units of 600 MW each, the release added.

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