BHEL Commissions Thermal Plant in UP

BHEL has commissioned the second 660 MW supercritical unit of Lalitpur Super Thermal Power Project (STPP) in Uttar Pradesh.

current affairsLast month, BHEL has successfully commissioned the first unit of 3×660 MW Prayagraj Super Thermal Power Project (STPP) at Bara in Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh.

The unit has been synchronised by BHEL four months ahead of the schedule agreed with the developer.

The commencement of generation from the unit will result in a significant improvement of power availability.

Extra efforts were put in by BHEL for early readiness of the unit to enable the state to tide over its acute power shortage.

The main plant of the 3×660 MW Lalitpur STPP is being executed by BHEL.

Located in Lalitpur in Bundelkhand district of Uttar Pradesh, Lalitpur STPP is being developed by Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited (LPGCL)—promoted by the Bajaj Hindustan group.

Besides, the balance 660 MW super—critical Units, two each at Lalitpur and Bara, BHEL is also executing a 500 MW units at Anpara ‘D’ TPS of Uttar Pradesh Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (UPRVUNL) in Uttar Pradesh.