NTPC adds 500-MW unit at Simhadri project

Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on April 01, 2011

Hyderabad: NTPC Ltd on Friday announced that its 500 MW unit-III, part of Simhadri thermal power project expansion project, has achieved full load after successful synchronisation with the grid on March 29.

The plant located at Parwada in Viskhapatnam district, has taken up stage II expansion of 1,000 MW. Of this, first unit of 500 MW has been added to the grid. With this development, the Simhadri coal plant has generating capacity of 1,500 MW and is expected to add another 500 MW during the year. Mr A.N.Dave, Regional Executive Director, South, and other officials of NTPC were present at the site during the synchronisation of the 500 MW unit. NTPC has managed to bring the entire 500 MW of generation capacity within two days of synchronisation, according to a press release.

Published on April 01, 2011

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