Plenitude of Power Generation Projects Under Construction in India
When the coal-fired Mahandi Thermal Power Station in Chhattisgarh, India, is completed, it will provide 1,800 megawatts (MW) to the region. Located in Village Nariyara village, construction began in 2010. Completion is set for December 2017.
KSK Energy Ventures Limited, with Shandong Power Construction Corporation (SEPCO), is continuing with mechanical completion. The $1.6 billion project includes the construction and installation of three coal-fired boilers to support three 600-MW generator sets, to provide base load energy to the grid. The project is expected to see completion by the end of 2017.
Industrial Info is tracking more than 5,000 active power-related projects in India with a combined value of nearly $584 billion.
In Dhenkanal, Odisha, Lanco Babandh Power Private Limited (LBPPL) is building a 1,320-MW power station. Construction began in 2010, and completion is expected in March 2018. The project includes two pulverized, coal-fired, supercritical, front-fired drumless boilers to produce steam for two 660-MW turbine generator sets. The project has a total investment value of $1.45 billion.
In Bongaigaon, Assam, NTPC Limited is building a 750-MW, coal-fired power station. It will include three coal-fired circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boilers to produce steam for three 250-MW generators. Completion of the $807 million project is expected in mid-2017.
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