Power Project Hindustan Power “At the Doorstep” of 1200 MW Commissioning

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Hindustan Power successfully achieves boiler light-up for the 2nd unit of its phase 1 Anuppur thermal power project: The Indian energy company has successfully completed the boiler tests, confirming them ready for on-grid operation.

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A typical thermal power plant at night - in India, Hindustan Power is about to commision a recently upgraded 1200 MW project.
A typical thermal power plant at night - in India, Hindustan Power is about to commision a recently upgraded 1200 MW project.
(Picture Stefan Kuhn (CC0))

New Delhi, India – India’s leading integrated power player, Hindustan Powerprojects has achieved a critical milestone towards commissioning its 1200 MW phase 1 (600 MW each for both the units) Anuppur thermal project by successfully conducting the boiler light-up test for the 2nd unit. The test signifies the readiness of the boiler for the power generation process and the company has started the work for steam blowing and synchronization of the unit well within the scheduled timeline.

Chairman, Hindustan Power, Ratul Puri said, “India has a unique opportunity over the next few years to become one of the leading economies, globally. For this to happen, we need a robust growth in our energy sector hence the objective of the organization is to deliver a state-of-the-art thermal project capable of sustainably generating high efficiencies. Needless to say that improved performance would also mean increased power availability. We are now at the doorsteps of commissioning 1200 MW which would play a critical role in addressing the energy gap in the power deficient region. This milestone would not have been possible without the support and guidance of the community, local administration and stakeholders.”

The clean energy arm of Hindustan Powerprojects, the largest solar developer in the country has recently achieved the distinction of entering in to the credit enhanced bond market with the Issue fully underwritten by YES Bank Ltd. The clean energy arm is set to issue secured, rated, listed, partially guaranteed, debentures of Rupees three hundred and eighty crore on a private placement basis to YES Bank Ltd for three of its AA+ SO rated projects in, Gujarat.

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