Commissions 2,250 MW in first quarter of FY13

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd on Thursday said it has commissioned the third 250 MW advanced-class gas turbine Pragati-III project at Bawana in New Delhi. Now, 1,000 megawatts is available for feeding power to the grid from this station.

“With this, BHEL has commissioned 2,250 MW in the first quarter of the current fiscal,” it said in a statement.

The project comprises two power blocks of 750 MW each fired by natural gas. Treated water from a nearby sewage treatment plant is being used as the source for raw water for the plant. This power plant is equipped with two steam turbines of 250 MW each and can be operated in both open cycle and closed cycle mode, BHEL added.

siddhartha.s@thehindu.co.in

(This article was published on July 5, 2012)
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