*A trend setter in Steel Industry
*Aiming to become self sufficient in power generation
RINL, the corporate entity of Vizag Steel Plant crossed another milestone today by launching a novel project to generate a “Completely pollution free 120 MW Power with 100% Blast Furnace Gas and Coke Oven Gas”, the first of its kind in Indian Steel Industry.
Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL lighted up the Boiler No.1 today, signaling the commissioning of the pollution free Captive Power Plant, build at a cost of Rs 676 crores, Speaking on the occasion, Sri Madhusudan observed that “it is a step towards achieving self sufficiency in power generation and to reduce dependency on the State Grid” in the process of steel making. He complimented the entire Project’s Collective and the associates involved in the success of the entire project.
Sri PC Mohapatra, Director (Projects), Sri DN Rao, Director (Operations) in their speech said that the year 2015-16 would be a victorious year for RINL as the new units in the expansion would stabilize and ramping its production.
The average power requirement of VSP at 6.3 MTPA stage will be 418 MW. RINL currently having 3 Turbo Generators each 60 MW (180 MW) capacity and 2 Turbo generators of 67.5 (135MW) each taking the total captive power generation capacity of 315 MW.
In order to efficiently utilize the surplus Blast Furnace Gas (BFG), the state-of-the-art technology Boiler Turbo Generator(BTG) Power Plant designed for firing 100% BFG and Coke Oven Gas for the new captive power plant of 120 MW capacity.
Sri S S Kumar, Executive Director (Works) I/C, General Managers, Senior Officers, union leaders S/Sri Mantri Rajsekhar, D Adinarayana, N Rama Rao, representative of Steel Executives Association, SC&ST association, large number of employees participated.
Photo Caption: Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL lighting up the Bioler-1 in the new Captive Power Plant in the presence of Sri PC Mohapatra, Director (Projects), Sri DN Rao, Director (Operations) and union leaders today.