SECL and Madhya Pradesh Power Generation Company signs MoU
SECL, one of the biggest coal producers in the nation, has moved closer to building a power plant, according to news reports out of New Delhi. With the Madhya Pradesh Power Generation Company, an MoU has been inked for this. In accordance with this, a provision has been established to create a Joint Venture Company (JV) for the construction of a unit at Amarkantak Thermal Power Station Chachai with a 660 MW capacity.
Manjeet Singh, the managing director of the Madhya Pradesh Power Generating Company, and Arupdutt Chaudhary, the general manager of SECL, signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
Madhya Pradesh Power Generation
On this occasion, SECL Chief Manager Ajay Kumar Sen, Executive Director Project Production BL Naval, Director Commercial of Power Generating Company Pratish Kumar Dubey, and Power Generating Company Engineers were present.
Using cutting-edge supercritical technology, this joint venture company will produce electricity. The power unit will employ air-cooled condenser technology, which will require relatively little water for power generation. The complete project report states that the project will cost a total of about Rs. 4665 crore.
Under the ambitious “Diversification Plan” for the creation of power plants, Coal India Limited, the world’s largest coal generating firm, is taking a number of efforts, including innovation, solar plants, and clean energy.