Telangana Super Thermal Power Project to be commissioned in 2020

Telangana Super Thermal Power Project’s (TSTPP) first unit of 800 MWs of Stage-I is most likely to be commissioned in May 2020, while the second unit of same capacity will start functioning from November 2020.

According to a report in The Hindu, NTPC Ramagundam authorities are working round-the-clock for the commissioning of the project ahead of schedule.

It is to be noted that the 4,000 MWs TSTPP was part of assurances made to the Telangana State under the Andhra Pradesh States Reorganisation Act, 2014. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stone for the Stage-I project (2 x 800 MW) in August 7, 2016.

Stating that the TSTPP is using the ultra super critical technology which helps in reduction of coal consumption and thus reducing pollution, the report said the commissioning of the units with flue gas de-sulpharisation (FGD) system will be the first 800 MWs of the country with wet chimney.

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