Reliance Power's Butibori plant becomes fully operational

Reliance Power today said its 600 MW coal-based power plant at Butibori in Maharashtra is fully operational.

Butibori Power Project, being developed by Vidarbha Industries Power Ltd (VIPL), a subsidiary of Reliance Power, is fully operational, the company said in a regulatory filing.

It has commenced supplies under the Long Term Power Purchase Agreement for 25 years with Reliance Infrastructure Ltd, the company said.

The project comprises of two units of 300 MW each, one unit will be a group captive plant and the other unit an Independent Power Project (IPP).

The project's EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contractor is Reliance Infrastructure, while Shanghai Electric Corporation, China, is the equipment supplier.

With this commissioning the total generation capacity of the company had reached 4,000 MW.

The Reliance Power scrip was trading flat at Rs 70.35 on the BSE.

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