Seventh Unit of DPL starts commercial operation

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Kolkata, Apr 30 (UNI) The newly-constructed seventh unit of the Durgapur Projects Ltd (DPL), a state government enterprise, has started commercial generation successfully.

A DPL release today stated that the seventh unit of the 300 MW power project started Commercial Operation on Date (COD) last night.

''As per agreement with the Chinese Erector Dong Fang Electric Company, the new unit would be taken over by the DPL subject to uninterrupted generation of 300 MW for 72 hours at a stretch, which had been fulfilled last night and since taken over by the DPL,'' the release added.

It was the first 300 MW unit, constructed with the help of Chinese technology.

UNI DPM KK RD1944

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