Thermal Powertech Corporation India (TPCIL), the joint venture company between Gayatri Energy Ventures, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gayatri Projects and Singapore-based Sembcorp Utilities, has synchronised its first 660 megawatts (MW) unit of its power plant with the grid. TPCIL is developing a 1,320-MW coal-fired power plant located in Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh’s SPSR Nellore.
TPCIL has signed a power purchase agreement with Andhra Pradesh Power Distribution Companies for supply of 500 megawatt to the Central, Eastern, Southern and Northern Power Distribution Companies of Andhra Pradesh for a period of 25 years. The company has also secured fuel supply agreements with Mahanadi Coal Fields and Indonesia-based PT Bayan Resources for supply of coal to its super critical coal-fired power plant.
Gayatri Projects, an ISO 9001-2000 company, is one of the fastest growing construction companies in India executing major civil works including construction of concrete/masonry dams, earthen dams, national highways, bridges, canals, aqueducts, airports, ports, etc.