Published On: Mon, Mar 9th, 2015

RattanIndia Commissions 4th Unit of Phase 1 of its Amravati Thermal Plant

homepagebannerMumbai: Rattan India Power Ltd, formerly Indiabulls Power Ltd, has commissioned Unit-4 of Phase-I of the 1,350-MW Amravati Thermal Power Plant in Maharashtra. With the commissioning of fourth unit of 270 MW, the total commissioned capacity of the plant, located at Nandgaonpeth village in Amravati district of Maharashtra, now stands at 1080 MW. The lastunit comprising 270 MW is expected to be commissioned within the current financial year ending March 2015, taking the total installed capacity to 1,350 MW.
The Amravati Thermal Power Plant is already supplying electricity to Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. through its threepreviously commissioned units. With this milestone RattanIndia Power Limited is well on path to achieve the commissioning of the entire 1,350-MW Phase-I project at Amravati by end of the current financial year.
The thermal power plant is being developed on a total area of 1,350 acres allotted to RattanIndia Power Ltd by Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation. It consists of best-in-class BHEL units of 270 MW each. The plant has assured coal linkages for the entire 2,700 MW from public sector Coal India Ltd. Fuel Supply Agreements have been signed with South Coalfields Ltd, a subsidiary of CIL. Water has been allocated for both the phases. The project has got all approvals from statutory authorities including environment clearance. The company has signed a long-term PPA for 1,200 MW with Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. Power from the plant is being evacuated througha 400kV transmission line.

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