APIL commissions Unit-I of Korba West Power Project

Avantha Power & Infrastructure Ltd  (APIL) has commissioned its first unit of 600 MW at Korba West Power Company Ltd (KWPCL) project in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh. A fuel supply agreement (FSA) has already been signed by KWPCL, which is a subsidiary of Avantha Power & Infrastructure. The FSA involves uninterrupted coal supply to its plant and is spread over 860 acres.

The Korba Plant aiming to ensure efficient project implementation has adopted state-of-the-art technology and best execution practices, disclosed the company’s official statement. In addition, state run major BHEL has supplied the boiler , turbines and generator equipments for the plant.

Commenting on the project commissioning, Sudhir Trehan, Chairman, Avantha Power & Infrastructure said, “This is a significant stepping stone for the company in its quest to become an important private power producer in the country.”

Besides, the Avantha Group power and infrastructure arm, also is executing a second thermal power plant of 1260 MW at Seoni near Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh, which is under various stages of construction. The project is being operated through another wholly owned subsidiary Jhabua Power Ltd. On completion of all the projects, Avantha Power & Infrastructure will have a total installed capacity of 3860 MW.

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