The third 500 MW unit of the Indira Gandhi Super Thermal Power Project (IGSTPP) at Jhajjar in Haryana will start commercial operations this Friday. The project is being implemented by Aravali Power Company Pvt Ltd a joint venture between NTPC,HPGCL and IPGCL. With the commissioning of the third 500 MW unit,the 1,500 MW first stage of the coal-based plant will be fully operational,said NTPC. Electricity generated from the plant is mostly supplied to Haryana and Delhi. On Friday,the first stage of the project will be dedicated to the nation by Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia. In the plant,50 per cent stake is held by NTPC while Haryana Power Generation Company Ltd (HPGCL) and Indraprastha Power Generation Company Ltd (IPGCL) have 25 per cent stake each.
Written by Press Trust Of India | New Delhi | Updated: April 16, 2014 11:03 am