K M Dayashankar
PEDDAPALLI: The 1200 MWs Singareni Thermal power plant in Jaipur in Mancherial district has secured the all-India sixth rank in the power generation with a plant load factor (PLF) 92.49 per cent during the first quarter from April to June this financial year.
Among the 25 thermal power stations in the country, the Singareni thermal power plant secured sixth rank in power generation with a PLF of 92.49 per cent. During the month of April this year, the Jaipur plant secured seventh place with power generation at 98.57 PLF. In the month of May, the PLF was 89 per cent and in June 90 per cent making it an average of 92.49 per cent in the first quarter.
The Singareni power plant had generated 2424 million units during the first quarter and distributed 2283 million units of power for the requirement of Telangana state. The power station had produced energy worth Rs 944 crore during the first quarter of this financial year when compared to Rs 711 crore during the last year first quarter.
Congratulating the staff and employees of the power plant, Singareni Collieries Company Limited chairman N Sridhar called upon the employees to continue the same spirit of power generation with the highest PLF to meet the power requirement of Telangana state. The Singareni power station had achieved 100 per cent PLF in September 2018, February 2019 and February 2020.
The power station had won several national awards in power generation and cent per cent utilisation of ash, the end product of the thermal power station.