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Haryana signs power purchase agreements

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Chandigarh, May 4 (UNI) The Haryana Power Generation Corporation has signed agreements with the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) for purchasing power from its existing projects as well as those to be set up in future to meet the power needs of the state.

An official spokesman said here today the agreements for 210 MW Unchahar Stage-III in Uttar Pradesh and 1500 MW Kahalgaon Stage-II in Eastern region were signed recently.

As per tentative allocation worked out by the NTPC, the state was likely to get 10 MW out of the 210 MW Unchahar project, he said.

The project would start power generation form September this year.

Similarly, an agreement was also signed for purchase of power from Kahalgaon Power Project Stage-II scheduled to start generation from March 2007. The state's share in this 1500 MW project could be 42 MW, the spokesman said.

Earlier, the power purchase agreements were signed for coal fired generating stations of 1980 MW capacity each at Barh in Patna district of Bihar and North Karanpura near Tandwa town in Hazaribagh and Chatra districts of Jharkhand.

The State would get 68 MW power from each project.

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