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India's BHEL finishes 800MW coal-fired power unit in Kothagudem

Construction began in 2015 and project cost hit around $645m.

Indian state-held engineering and manufacturing company BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) has commissioned the 800 MW Kothagudem-VII-1 coal-fired unit at the Kothagudem Thermal Power Station (KTPS) facility in Telangana (India).

The firm executed the project under the framework of an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract, which includes the delivery of steam turbines, generators, boilers and associated equipment. The construction began in February 2015 and the project's cost is estimated at RUP 4,500 crore (approximately US$645m).

The Kothagudem power plant is operated by the Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Limited (TSGENCO), the power generation company in Telangana. TSGENCO had also awarded the 5x800 MW Yadadri supercritical coal-fired power project and the 4x270 MW Bhadradri project to BHEL.

This article was originally published by Enerdata.

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