According to G. Rathnamma, Executive Director, Ballari Thermal Power Station (BTPS), the work on a 700 MW third thermal power generation unit at BTPS is in full swing. The project is executed by BHEL. As of now, civil works, including the construction of a cooling tower, chimney and the process of erection have been completed. Lighting up of the boiler is likely to be held at the end of March 2015.The project is expected to be commissioned by July’15.
Extracted from The Hindu, Feb 04,’15