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Sembcorp Gayatri Power completes construction of 1320 MW thermal plant near Nellore

V Rishi Kumar Hyderabad | Updated on January 13, 2018

Takes total installed capacity to 2640 MW

The second 1320 megawatt coal fired thermal power plant of Sembcorp Gayatri Power has been declared fully operational with the completion of its unit II of 660 MW

The 1,320 MW power plant comprises two 660-megawatt units, with its first unit completed in the fourth quarter of 2016.

The power plant located in SPSR Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh utilises supercritical technology that allows for enhanced efficiency and reduced emissions.

Atul Nargund, Managing Director of Sembcorp Gayatri Power, in a statement said, “The successful completion of the 1,320-megawatt supercritical thermal power plant reinforces our long-term commitment to supporting India’s continued development and its energy security. We look forward to continued support of the local community, the administration, the state and the central governments.”

Sembcorp Gayatri Power is a joint venture between Sembcorp Utilities, a subsidiary of Sembcorp Industries, and NCC Infrastructure Holdings Limited, which is promoted by NCC Limited and Gayatri Energy Ventures, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gayatri Projects Limited.

With the completion of this plant, the power complex will have a total installed capacity of 2640 MW. The first project was commissioned earlier.

Published on February 23, 2017

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