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Country's first 525-MW sets go on stream at Maithon project

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on July 18, 2011 Published on July 18, 2011




Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has announced the successful commissioning of the country's first thermal set of 525-MW rating at Maithon Right Bank Thermal Power Project in Jharkhand.

The company had won the order for the 2x525 MW greenfield power project outbidding a leading Chinese equipment supplier under an international competitive bidding process from Maithon Power Ltd. Maithon is a joint venture between Tata Power and joint-sector utility Damodar Valley Corporation.

This was the first order secured by the company for the new rating units of 525 MW. Subsequently, the company has secured orders for four more such units, taking the number of 525-MW sets contracted to six sets so far, the company said in a statement.

Published on July 18, 2011
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