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NOV 17 2016

Sembcorp completes first unit of 660 MW in Nellore plant

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / Hyderabad
  • Created: Thu 17th NOV 2016


Sembcorp has announced it has completed construction of first 660 MW of its 1,320 MW thermal power plant coming up at Krishnapatnam in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, close to another power project of 1,320 MW under its fold.

The 1,320-MW project is being executed by Sembcorp Gayatri Power. The second unit of 660 MW is expected to be complete during the first quarter of 2017.

Reduced emissions

Sembcorp Gayatri Power Limited (SGPL) (formerly NCC Power Projects Limited), is a joint venture between its wholly-owned subsidiary Sembcorp Utilities, and Gayatri Energy Ventures, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gayatri Projects.

The power plant utilises supercritical technology that allows for enhanced efficiency and reduced emissions compared to other conventional coal-fired power plants. Sembcorp Gayatri Power Limited owns, develops and operates a 1,320-MW coal-fired power plant with a total investment of approximately $1.5 billion.

Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries has over 10,000 MW of gross power capacity. In India, Sembcorp has a portfolio of thermal and renewable assets with over 3,500 MW of power capacity in operation and under development in seven States.

The 2,640-MW Sembcorp Gayatri Power Complex in Andhra Pradesh houses two identical supercritical thermal power plants – Thermal Powertech Corporation India and Sembcorp Gayatri Power.

Renewable portfolio

Sembcorp’s renewable energy portfolio in India, operated through Sembcorp Green Infra, consists of 900 MW of wind and solar power assets in six States across the southern, western and central regions of India.



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