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Panipat Thermal Power plant shows good performance

Written by: Staff

Chandigarh, Oct 25 (UNI) In view of the good performance of the Panipat Thermal Power Station, the Haryana Power Generation Corporation Ltd (HPGCL) has decided to give a special incentive equivalent to two days' pay to all categories of employees of the power plant.

A HPGCL spokesman said the special incentive would boost the morale of the employees and motivate them to maintain high level of performance.

Earlier, incentive was given to employees for their outstanding performance during the financial year 1999-2000.

He said the Panipat Thermal Power Station had registered the auxiliary consumption of 9.47 per cent which was the lowest ever recorded for a six-month period.

Similarly, the overall Plant Load Factor from April to September 2006, had been recorded at 87 per cent which was an all time achievement without considering the outage due to the planned maintenance.

The consumption of coal was 697 grams per unit of electricity generated and that of oil was 1.52 ml per unit which was also lowest ever fuel consumption recorded for any six-months period.

He said the performance was achieved by the Panipat thermal power plant by its four 110 MW units which were 22 to 27 years old.

The 210 and 250 MW units of the power plant had also performed well and achieved a Plant Load Factor of 91 per cent which was comparable to the best performing power plants in the country.

The spokesman said the performance of the power plant was continuously monitored and frequent performance review meetings were held. The Central Electricity Authority, New Delhi had carried out Energy Audit Test at the power plant and the recommendations of the Authority were implemented for further improving the performance of the plant, he added.


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