New Delhi– Top public sector power equipment manufacturing company Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) said it conducted the Boiler Light Up of 1×800 MW North Chennai Thermal Power Station (NCTPS) Stage III, in a statement released Friday.
The NCTPS Stage III project is the highest rating thermal power project, and the first supercritical project to undergo Boiler Light-Up in the state of Tamil Nadu.
The implementation of these new projects will foster growth in Tamil Nadu and provide easy access to electricity to the people of the state, BHEL said.
The event, held through video conferencing, took place in the presence of Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K. Palaniswami and also in attendance were State Minister for Electricity, Prohibition and Excise P. Thangamani, and other senior officials from the Government of Tamil Nadu, TANGEDCO and BHEL.
BHEL’s scope of work in the NCTPS Stage III project involves design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, commissioning & civil works for the Main Plant Package.
BHEL has a significant share of 83% in TANGEDCO’s coal-based generating capacity and has been a major partner in the power development programme of Tamil Nadu. It is also executing TANGEDCO’s 2×660 MW Ennore SEZ, 2×800 MW Uppur and 2×660 MW Udangudi.