“The project will generate 9828 million units of electricity .
The cost of construction will be Rs 8218 crore resulting into tariff of Rs 2.80 per unit ,”said R.P.Singh Chairman & MD SJVN said after sighing the MOU in Patna .
“The plant will be constructed by using super critical technology , 6.25 MT of coal will be needed every year,”Singh said .
This is SJVN’s first foray into the thermal power . SJVN owns and operated India’s largest hydro-power project the 1500 MW Nathpa hydro power station in Himachal Pradesh .It is building several other hydro electric projects in India , Nepal and Bhutan .
It has recently moved into building wind power projects in Maharashtra .