GMR’s Chhattisgarh power plant unit goes on stream

Our Bureau Hyderabad/Mumbai | Updated on October 07, 2014 Published on October 07, 2014

GMR Chhattisgarh Energy Limited has synchronised first unit of 685 mw of the 1370 MW project on October 2.

The thermal power project located at Raikheda in Raipur district is based on supercritical technology implemented by Doosan of Korea.

Work on the second unit is under way.

GCEL is GMR Group’s first supercritical coal-based thermal power plant. The project has been implemented on multiple packages concept by Doosan of Korea.

The GMR group signed a MoU with the Chhattisgarh Government for the plant in 2008. Besides Chhattisgarh, GCEL will also cater to other states, GMR said in an exchange filing.

Published on October 07, 2014
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