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BHEL commissions country’s first 525 MW set at Maithon thermal project

Anil Sasi New Delhi | Updated on March 12, 2018

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd 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.

BHEL 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 (MPL).

MPL is a joint venture company of Tata Power and Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC).

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

Published on July 18, 2011

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