The time for boiler hydro test and light up was scheduled for 6 months, but with the vigorous efforts, Unit-I boiler hydro test was completed on December 22, 2018, and boiler light-up successfully conducted on Friday - within a span of 4 months against a target of 6 months which itself is a big milestone.
NLC India CMD Rakesh Kumar lighted up the boiler in the presence of functional directors Thangapandian, R Vikraman, Prabhakar Chowki and senior officials and executives of NNTPP.
To meet India's needs in the energy sector, the organization is now set to deliver a thermal project, capable of providing sustainable power.
The power purchase agreement was signed with Electricity Boards of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry states.
Five per cent of the power generated will be supplied to TANGEDCO of Tamilnadu, said Kumar.