SGPL commissions first 660 MW unit at 1,320 MW Krishnapatnam TPP

Sembcorp Gayatri Power Limited (SGPL) has commissioned the first 660 MW unit at its upcoming 1,320 MW Krishnapatnam TPP at Nellore in Andhra Pradesh. Based on supercritical technology, the TPP entails an investment of $1.5 billion. The second unit of the plant is likely to be commissioned by June 2017. SGPL, formerly NCC Power Projects Limited, is a joint venture company of Gayatri Energy Ventures Private Limited and Sembcorp Utilities.