Part of the Hinduja Group, Hinduja National Power Corporation Limited (HNPCL) has commissioned its 1,040 MW coal fired thermal power project on the coast of Bay of Bengal at Palavalasa village in the Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. The company has commissioned 2×520 MW thermal power plants and expects it to cater to the increasing demand for electricity in Andhra Pradesh, which has become the first southern State to become power surplus.
As Andhra Pradesh is implementing 24X7 “Power for All Scheme.” The State had initiated the power sector reforms in 1998 and now has a total installed capacity is 15,311 MW. It is aiming at achieving 29,000 megawatt installed capacity by 2019. While the Hinduja Group has a vision to create generation capacity of 10,000 MW over the next few years with an expected investment of around USD 12–14 billion. These projects will be diversified in terms of geographic location, technology, fuel type and fuel source.
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. Name the company which has commissioned the 1,040 MW thermal power project in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh recently?
Courtesy: The Hindu