BHEL commissions 600 MW unit in Telangana

State-run power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has commissioned the second 600 MW unit of Singareni Thermal Power Project in Adilabad District of Telangana. The first unit of the project was commissioned in March 2016. It has been developed by the country’s second largest coal miner Singareni Collieries Company Ltd. So far BHEL is a major contributor to Telangana’s power sector and has commissioned more than 85% of the coal-based power stations in the state amounting to 5,740 MW. Telangana state utility also has placed orders with the central PSU for executing about 6,000 MW of thermal power projects on an EPC basis.