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Bhel commissions 500-mw Maharashtra thermal unit

State-owned power equipment maker Bhel on Friday said it has commissioned its 5th 500 mw unit at Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Project (STPP) in Maharashtra. "With this, 9 coal-based sets aggregating to 3,340 mw, all supplied and commissioned by Bhel, are now operational at Chandrapur STPP of Maharashtra State Power Generation Co. Ltd (MAHAGENCO)," Bhel said in press release.

The commissioned unit is the second 500 mw unit of Stage-III (2x500 mw) of the project being executed by Bhel. Bhel has been a major partner in the power development programme of the state of Maharashtra. The company has contributed more than 15,500 mw of generating capacity to the state, which is the highest capacity added by Bhel in a single state. It has supplied over 85 per cent of the coal-based sets installed by state utility. 

Bhel s scope of work in the Chandrapur STPP Stage-III contract envisaged design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of Steam Turbines, Generators and Boilers, along with associated Auxiliaries and Electricals, besides state-of-the-art Controls & Instrumentation (C&I) and Electrostatic Precipitators (ESPs).Bhel had commissioned the first set of this project in March, 2015.

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