State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd on Friday announced the commissioning of a 500 Mw thermal unit in Jharkhand.
“(Bhel) has added another coal-based power plant to the grid by successfully commissioning a 500 Mw thermal unit in Jharkhand,” the company said in a statement.
The unit has been commissioned at Bokaro Thermal Power-A Station of Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) on engineering, procurement and construction basis.
With this, Bhel has supplied 84% of the total coal-based power generating capacity installed by DVC.
In Jharkhand, Bhel aims to contribute a significant 87% to the total installed power generating capacity of the state.
In addition, the company is executing a super-critical project of 3×660 Mw rating at North Karanpura for NTPC in the state.