News Brief | February 2017
GE to power highly efficient thermal projects
GE Power India Limited (GEPIL) has been awarded contracts worth $40 million by BHEL to supply components and services for the supercritical steam generator island packages for 2x800 MW coal-based Uppur Thermal Power Project and 1x800 MW coal-based North Chennai supercritical thermal power project stage-III. Both the thermal power projects are located in Tamil Nadu. This is in line with the government's focus on upgrading the power infrastructure in the country. Currently, the installed power generation capacity of Tamil Nadu stands at ~13 GW.