Fifth unit of Omkareshwar project synchronised successfully

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Bhopal, Sep 29 (UNI) The fifth unit of the Omkareshwar project has been successfully synchronised with the grid today after completion of all electrical and mechanical tests.

According to a release issued by the National Hydro-Development Corporation (NHDC), first four units -- already synchronised with the grid -- has been put on commercial generation.

The fifth unit would be declared for commercial generation shortly.

NHDC Chief Executive Director D P Bhargava congratulated project authorities and staff.

He also thanked the Madhya Pradesh Government for cooperation in completion of the project.

The project -- having eight units of 65 MW each -- aims at generating 520 MW that would be totally available on commercial basis by the end of November.


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