Bhel commissions 600 mw thermal unit in Odisha

Tags: BHEL, Power
State-owned BHEL today said it has commissioned the first unit of 600 MW capacity of a thermal power project at Angul in Odisha.

The commissioning of this unit is part of the Rs 2,600- crore contract given to BHEL by Jindal India Thermal Power.

The order for the 2x600 MW power project was placed by Jindal India Thermal Power Limited, BHEL said in a statement.

"Work on Unit 2 (600 MW) is progressing in full swing and the unit is also expected to be commissioned during the current year," the statement said.

BHEL's scope of work in the contract includes design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of steam turbines, generators and boilers, along with associated auxiliaries.

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