BHEL commissions another 600 MW power plant in Telangana

New Delhi, December 29
State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) today said it has successfully commissioned another 600 MW coal-based thermal power plant in Telangana.The unit has been commissioned at the 2×600 MW Singareni Thermal Power Project (TPP) located in Adilabad district of Telangana. The project has been developed by Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), India’s second largest coal mining company, the company said in a statement.
This is the second 600 MW unit commissioned by BHEL at Singareni TPP.
The first unit of the project was earlier commissioned in March, 2016. BHEL has a major contribution in Telangana’s Power Sector, with over 85 per cent of the coal-based power stations, amounting to 5,740 MW. Reposing confidence in BHEL’s capability of setting up power plants, proven technological excellence and superior performance of its equipment, the Telangana state utility has placed orders on BHEL for executing around 6,000 MW of thermal power projects in the state, on Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) basis.

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