New Delhi, Oct 27 : Hindustan Powerprojects today said it has successfully conducted boiler light-up test for the 600 MW second unit of Anuppur thermal power project. The test signifies the readiness of the boiler for power generation process and it has started the work for steam blowing and synchronisation of the unit well within the scheduled timeline, the company said in a release. MB Power (MP) Limited is a special purpose vehicle of Hindustan Powerprojects and is setting up a 2,520 MW thermal power plant in phases at village Jaithari, district Anuppur. It is expected to be completely operational by 2018.
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