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NTPC commissions first unit of Jhajjar plant for Commonwealth Games

New Delhi, Oct 12 (Calcutta Tube) Power utility NTPC has commissioned the first unit of its 1,500-MW Jhajjar project in Haryana to meet the energy needs of the ongoing Commonwealth Games.

The 500-MW plant of the Indira Gandhi Super Thermal Power Project went on stream at Jharli village in Jhajhar district, said an NTPC release.

The unit was synchronised with the grid at around 11.30 p.m. Sunday, it added.

The 1,500 MW Jhajjar project is being set up by Aravali Power Company Private Limited (APCPL), a joint venture of NTPC, and Haryana Power Generation Corporation, Indraprastha Power Generation Company, the governments of Haryana and Delhi.

NTPC has already commissioned two units of 490 MW each of its Dadri plant for the Games.

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