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Bhel commissions 40-mw hydro power unit in WB

 PTI |  2016-03-29 01:07:59.0  |  New Delhi

State-run power equipment maker Bhel has commissioned a 40-mw unit of a hydro power plant in West Bengal. "Just a month after the commissioning of the first 40-mw hydro electric generating unit at the Teesta Low Dam Hydro Electric Project (HEP) Stage-IV in West Bengal, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel) has successfully commissioned the second unit of the same rating at the project," the company said in a statement on Monday.

A run-of-the-river project located in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, Teesta HEP is being set up by National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC), on the River Teesta, it said. The remaining two units of the project are also in the advanced stage of execution. 

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