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Vallur Thermal Power Project
Vallur village in North Chennai
3 x 500MW
Total cost of the project
Rs 10080.50 Crores
Name of the contractor
Main plant contractor M/s.
M/s.Bharat  Heavy Electrical Limited.
Zero date
Stage.I – 13.08.2007 
Stage.II – 28.07.2009 
Schedule date of commissioning
Unit I  - October 2010
Unit II - March 2011
Unit III - September 2012
Present stage of the project
  • Synchronization completed on  09.03.2012.
  • All works in Ash Handling and coal handling system completed and put in service.
  • The coal conveyor system includes the newly commissioned 4.4 Kms long pipe conveyor with a capacity of 4000 tonnes /hour -making it the world's largest pipe conveyor.
  • The unit declared on Commercial operation from 00.00 Hrs. on 29.11.2012.


  • Boiler Light up completed on 16.07.2012.
  • Turbine Box Up completed.
  • Steam blowing first stage completed on 02.12.2012.
  • Unit Synchronised on 26.02.2013.
  • The unit declared on Commercial operation from 00.00 Hrs. on 25.08.2013.


  • Boiler Hydro test completed on 30.09.2012.
  • Boiler Light up completed on 31.08.2013.
  • Generator Stator arrived at site.
  • TG box up completed. 
  • Unit Synchronised on 28.02.2014.
  • The unit declared on Commercial operation from 00.00 Hrs. on 26.02.2015.