RattanIndia Power Ltd has commissioned Unit-5 of the 1,350-MW Amravati Thermal Power Plant in Maharashtra. This marks the completion of entire 1350 MW at Amravati Thermal Power Plant. Each unit has a production capacity of 270 MW. RattanIndia has set a new benchmark in power plant construction and erection history of India by commissioning 3 units within a time span of 39 days at one site. Unit 3 and Unit 4 of Amravati power plant had earlier achieved COD on 03/02/2015 and 08/03/2015 respectively. This demonstrates the unparalleled execution prowess of the Company. Also, Amravati Power Transmission Company Ltd. (APTCL), a wholly owned subsidiary of RattanIndia Power Ltd., has commissioned the transmission system for evacuation of power from Amravati power plant. The transmission system includes 104 km 400 KV D/C Quad Moose line from Amravati Project to Akola Substation.
RattanIndia Power Ltd. has also completed the railway line between Walgaon and Amravati power plant. With the completion of this railway line, Amravati power plant will be able to get coal directly at its captive siding.The plant has assured coal linkage from South Eastern Coalfields Ltd, subsidiary of Coal India Ltd.
The Amravati Thermal Power Plant will supply the entire power generated to Maharashtra State discom under a 25 year Power Purchase Agreement. Company will replicate the execution success of Amravati plant at its Nasik power plant and is confident of commissioning the 1350 MW Nasik power plant by December 2015, thereby taking the total installed capacity to 2700 MW.
The completion of the Amravati power plant will contribute towards achieving the goal of Government of India (GoI) of supplying 24x7 reliable and affordable power to all by 2019.
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