A 800 MW supercritical thermal power plant of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has started commercial operation.
In a filing, the company said, “BHEL has commenced commercial operation of its first 800 MW unit – highest-rating coal-based supercritical thermal power plant at Yeramarus thermal power station of Raichur Power Corporation, in Raichur district of Karnataka.”
BHEL and Karnataka Power Corporation (KPCL) are main equity partners of RPCL.
BHEL has supplied and executed 4,010 MW of coal based sets for KPCL and its joint ventures.
Also, it is currently executing KPCL’s first gas-based combined cycle power project of 370 MW capacity involving a fuel-efficient advanced-class gas turbine at Yelahanka, Bengaluru.