THDC Khurja Plant completes Unit-1 Boiler light up

The Boiler Light Up of Unit-01 at KSTPP (2x660 MW Khurja Super Critical Thermal Power Plant) marks a significant milestone in the project's progression.

THDC Khurja Plant completes Unit-1 Boiler light up

New Delhi: Sh. R. K. Vishnoi, Chairman and Managing Director, THDC India Limited informed that Khurja Super Thermal Power Plant (2x660 MW) has achieved a significant achievement on 21st March 2024 with the successful completion of Unit-1 Boiler light up, a crucial milestone in its journey towards commercial operation. This achievement paves the way for the upcoming milestone of unit synchronization, signalling the plant's progress toward commencing full-scale operations.

Sh. Vishnoi expressed appreciation and stated that this significant milestone is a testament to the dedication, expertise, and unwavering commitment of the entire KSTPP team. It reaffirms THDCIL’s mission of reliable and efficient power generation to meet the growing energy demands of the region.

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Sh. Vishnoi informed that the aforementioned testimony elucidates the commitment made by THDCIL. He mentioned that the Unit-1 Boiler is designed to generate 2100 Tonnes Per Hour (TPH) of main steam at a temperature of 603°C and a pressure of 278 kg/cm2. These specifications underscore the plant's capability to produce high-quality steam efficiently, ensuring optimal performance and productivity.

The Boiler Light Up of Unit-01 at KSTPP (2x660 MW Khurja Super Critical Thermal Power Plant) marks a significant milestone in the project's progression. This event signals the commencement of the boiler's operations and is a crucial step towards the plant's operational readiness.

Sh. Bhupender Gupta, Director (Technical), THDCIL acknowledged this milestone and said, “As we commemorate this momentous occasion, we extend our sincere gratitude to all employees, contractors, and local communities. Their unwavering support has been instrumental in achieving this significant milestone. Their dedication and collaborative efforts have proven vital in overcoming challenges and driving progress at every juncture of this journey”.

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Looking ahead, the team at Khurja Super Thermal Power Plant remains committed to upholding the highest standards of operational excellence. With Unit-1 Boiler light-up completed, the KSTPP team is now ready to achieve further milestones towards becoming a leading provider of energy in the region.

The event was witnessed by Sh. Bhupender Gupta, Director (Technical), Sh. Kumar Sharad ED (Project), Sh. R.M. Dubey GM(Electrical), Sh. B.K. Sahoo GM (C/O&M), Sh. Prabhat Ranjan GM (Civil), Sh. Shailesh Dhyani AGM (Mechanical) and other senior officials of THDC, NTPC, LMB, BHEL and other agencies working at the site.

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