BHEL commissions second 800 MW boiler at Krishnapatnam

State-run power equipment maker BHEL has commissioned a second 800 MW boiler at Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Plant (SDSTPP) at Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.

“This is the second 800 MW rating indigenous boiler to be commissioned in the country. The first 800 MW boiler was commissioned earlier by BHEL at the same project, last year,” BHEL said in a statement today.

BHEL’s scope of work in the project envisaged is expected to comprise manufacturing, supplying, erecting, testing and commissioning of the boilers and associated auxiliaries.

The key equipment for the project, has been manufactured by BHEL at its Trichy, Hyderabad, Ranipet and Bengaluru plants, construction of which was undertaken by the company’s Power Sector – Southern Region.