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BHEL commissions eco-friendly power plant in Gujarat

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned a 250 MW thermal power project based on eco-friendly Circulating Fluidised Bed Combustion technology, using low quality lignite, in Gujarat. 

•    BHEL’s scope of work includes design, manufacture, supply, and commissioning of boilers, among others. 
•    This is the third such unit commissioned by BHEL, with the previous two in Tamil Nadu.
•    The project is equipped with CFBC technology that enables use of low quality lignite as fuel. The second unit of this project is also at an advanced stage of completion.
•    This is the third 250 MW unit based on CFBC technology, commissioned by BHEL, with two others commissioned earlier in Tamil Nadu.
•    CFBC boilers are highly fuel flexible and can burn a wide variety of fuels, including lignite, efficiently. 
•    These boilers are also highly environment friendly with very low pollutant emissions.

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