Sarda Energy & Minerals subsidiary receives approvals for capacity enhancement of Sikkim plant to 113 MW

Second unit is expected to be synchronized with the grid this week.

Apr 19, 2021 02:04 IST India Infoline News Service

Sarda Energy & Minerals
Sarda Energy & Minerals Ltd has informed that Madhya Bharat Power Corporation Ltd MBPCL, a subsidiary of the Company has received all requisite approvals for capacity enhancement of Rongnichu (Sikkim) Hydro Power Plant plant from 96 MW to 113 MW.

Further, 1st unit of 56.5 MW has been synchronized with the grid in the evening hours on 18th April 2021.

Second unit is expected to be synchronized with the grid this week. 

The plant will commence full load commercial operation after a short shutdown to attend the deficiencies observed during the trial run, as stated by the Company.

Sarda Energy & Minerals was trading at Rs428.60 per piece down by Rs3 or 0.7% from its previous closing of Rs431.60 per piece on Sensex, at around 3:00 PM.

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