BHEL commissions 600-MW thermal unit in Chhattisgarh

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) on 13 April 2015 commissioned 600 MW unit of a thermal power project for the Dainik Bhaskar Power Limited (DBPL) at Dhabra in Janjgir Champa district of Chhattisgarh.

The commissioned unit is the second unit of DBPL’s 2 × 600 MW power project. The first 600 MW Unit was commissioned in 2014.

BHEL is partner in the power development programme of the state of Chhattisgarh.

With this commissioning of second unit, BHEL’s cumulative installed capacity has increased at 11,400MW in Chhattisgarh and accounts for 68 per cent share of the total installed capacity in the state.

About Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

  • BHEL is a power plant equipment manufacturer completely owned by Union Government.
  • It is largest engineering and manufacturing company of its kind in India.
  • Established:
  • It was awarded a Maharatna Company status in 2013.

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