January 27, 2010

NTPC, India, selects TRF for coal handling plants: places orders worth Rs611.62 crore

Jamshedpur: NTPC has selected TRF, a Tata enterprise, for setting up coal handling plants for its super thermal power plants at Barh, Bihar and Mauda, Maharashtra. The aggregate value of the two orders is Rs611.62 crore. The company has been given the order for setting up coal handling plants on turnkey basis for the 2X660MW power plant at Barh and 2X500MW power plant at Mauda. The coal handling plants will be designed to run at a capacity of 2420 tonnes per hour and 1760 tonnes per hour, respectively.

The company is also setting up coal handling plants for Aravali Power Company for the 3X500MW Indira Gandhi Super Thermal Power Project at Jhajjar, Haryana and for the 2X600 MW Raghunathpur Power Project (Phase 1), West Bengal for the Damodar Valley Corporation. Power from the Indira Gandhi super thermal plant will be supplied to New Delhi to meet its additional requirement for the Commonwealth Games that the city will be hosting in 2010.