The first unit boiler of the newly constructed 4X270MW (1080MW) of Badradri Thermal Power Station (BTPS) near Ramanujavaram Village in Manuguru Mandal of BhadradriKothagudem District was lighted up on Monday by Chairman of Genco Prabhakar Rao.
It was taken up with a cost of Rs.7857 Crores which has now come into full swing. Similarly, all the balance units boilers will be lighted up subsequently in coming months and units will be commissioned by the end of this year to meet the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (KLIS) power requirement, said the CMD of Genco Prabhakar Rao.
He congratulated all the engineers of TSGENCO, BHEL & vendors and requested to keep up the same tempo to commission all the units as per the schedule by the end of this year. This is the second greenfield project started after the formation of the state for which the CM has laid the foundation stone.