Sembcorp Industries launches $3 billion power complex in IndiaStaff writer ▼ | February 29, 2016
Sembcorp Industries launched a 2,640-megawatt, $3 billion power complex in Andhra Pradesh, India. Sembcorp said the power complex uses technology that will lower its environmental impact.
Energy in Asia Two 1,320-megawatt supercritical coal-fired power plants
Techonolgy include a covered conveyor system which transports coal seamlessly from the coast to the complex, as well as supercritical technology.
Said Tang Kin Fei, Group President and CEO of Sembcorp: "We believe this is a significant step in helping to meet the increasing power needs in India. With our strong track record in both the thermal and renewable energy sectors, Sembcorp will continue supporting India in meeting its energy requirements, and in reaching its industrialisation and urbanisation goals.”
“The launch of the Sembcorp Gayatri Power Complex is a significant milestone for Sembcorp in India," said Sembcorp Gayatri Power Complex CEO Atul Nargund. "We are confident that our power complex will help to address the power demand in India and support the country’s economic development.” ■