2400 MW Thermal Power Project Awarded To BHEL

  • Awarded by NLC India Ltd, a Navratna Company under the Ministry of Coal.
  • To set up a Pit Head Green Field Thermal Power Project of 2,400 MW capacity (3 x 800 MW – Stage I).
  • At Jharsuguda District in Odisha.
  • The project is based on Ultra Super Critical Technology.
  • The entire power is tied up with Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Kerala and Puducherry and PPAs have already been executed.

About The Project:

  • The contract scope includes engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection and commissioning of equipment such as boilers, turbines, generators, balance of plants, FGD and SCR.
  • It is a 3 X800 MW- 2400 MW at the Stage –I.
  • Coal linkage is available from Talabira II& III mines of NLCIL operational from 2020 in Jharsuguda and Sambalpur Districts of Odisha. 
  • The water is linked from Hirakud Reservoir.
  • The power will be evacuated through ISTS and STU Network.
  • Will come up with the latest pollution control equipment like FGD and SCR to meet the MoEF guidelines.
  • Boilers will be designed to suit the co-firing of Biomass.
  • Scheduled for commissioning during the financial year 2028- 29.
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