The first 600 MW unit of the 2×600 MW (1200 MW) thermal power project of mining company Singareni Collieries Company Ltd has been commissioned.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has informed that after the successful commissioning of the unit one of 600 MW of the coal-based thermal power plant coming up in Adilabad district of Telangana, the second unit of the same project is in an advanced stage of construction and is expected to be synchronised shortly.
Following the commissioning of the 600 MW unit I, the State-owned Singareni Collieries, the second largest coal mining company in the country, has diversified into power generation. Singareni is planning further capacity addition at the same plant site. According to BHEL, it has built a 600 MW rating sets with a four cylinder turbine designed in-house, demonstrating its engineering prowess.