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BHEL commissions 500 MW thermal power plant in Jharkhand

NetIndian News Network

New Delhi, May 6, 2016

The public sector Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) today said it had successfully commissioned a 500 MW thermal unit in Jharkhand.
The unit has been commissioned by BHEL at Bokaro Thermal Power-A Station of Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC).
BHEL executed the contract of setting up the 500 MW coal-based unit on engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis, a press release from the company said.
With this, BHEL has supplied 84% of the total coal-based power generating capacity installed by DVC. In Jharkhand, BHEL sets contribute a significant 87% to the total installed power generating capacity of the state.
In addition, BHEL is presently executing a supercritical project of 3x660 MW rating at North Karanpura for NTPC in the state, the release added.