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THDCIL reaches milestone in commissioning of 2400 MW Tehri Power Complex

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By OUR STAFF REPORTER

Rishikesh, 5 Jan: THDC India Limited has accomplished another significant milestone towards commissioning of the 2400 MW Tehri Power Complex as the Butterfly Valve (BFV) of the first Unit (U#5, 250 MW) of 1000 MW Tehri PSP was successfully lowered on the foundation on 4 January. This achievement represents a crucial advancement in achieving full operational capacity for India’s largest 2400 MW Hydro Power Complex with 1000 MW Tehri HPP and 400 MW Koteshwar HEP already in successful operation.

Commending the dedicated efforts of the Tehri PSP team, RK Vishnoi, Chairman and Managing Director, extended congratulations to all associated for their sincere and concerted contributions leading to achievement of this milestone. This successful placement of the BFV reinforces the Project’s Progress and sets the stage for the next phases of development.

Vishnoi underscored that this achievement brings THDC a step closer to commissioning the Tehri PSP, playing a pivotal role in the Government of India’s vision to integrate over 500 GW of non-fossil fuel capacity by 2030 and country’s commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions. Following

the commissioning of this PSP, the Tehri Power Complex, the largest in India with a total capacity of 2400 MW, is set to emerge as a cornerstone in realizing the nation’s ambitious goal of ensuring 24X7 affordable Power Supply, thereby significantly contributing towards fuelling the Growth Engine of the Nation

The Tehri Pumped Storage Project stands as a testament to the company’s dedication to sustainable and environmentally conscious energy solutions, aligning with the broader national objective of mitigating carbon footprints.

Senior officials from THDCIL and GEPIL, including LP Joshi, ED(TC), Neeraj Verma, GM (PSP-EM&HM), AR Gairola, GM (PSP-Civil), SK Sahoo, AGM (PSP-EM& HM), Dr AN Tripathy, AGM (HR& A and Corp. Comm.) and along with other senior officials of THDC India Limited were present on the occasion.