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.