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BHEL commissions first 600MW thermal unit in Telangana

State-run Power Equipment Maker BHEL Has Commissioned A 600 MW Unit At Kakatiya Thermal Power Project, Telangana.

PTI | Updated on: 05 Jan 2016, 02:50:51 PM

New Delhi:

State-run power equipment maker BHEL has commissioned a 600 MW unit at Kakatiya Thermal Power Project, Telangana.

“The unit, commissioned at Kakatiya Thermal Power Project (KTPP) at Chelpur in Warangal District of Telangana, is the highest rating unit in the state,” BHEL said in a statement.

According to the statement, one coal-based unit of 500 MW commissioned by BHEL in 2010 is already operational at KTPP.

So far, the company has contracted 21 sets of 600 MW each, out of which 14 have already been commissioned.

BHEL has a major contribution in Telangana’s Power Sector, with 84 per cent of the coal-based power stations, amounting to 4,580 MW, commissioned by the company. 

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First Published : 05 Jan 2016, 02:49:00 PM