With the commissioning of the Sasan UMPP second unit, the company's overall generation capacity has crossed 3,200 MW. (Agencies)
The second unit of the project has commenced power generation in shortest time of just about a month from boiler light up, Reliance Power said in a statement.
"This was made possible by adopting innovative commissioning methods. Balance four units are in advanced stages of construction and will be commissioned over the next few months," it said.
The Anil Ambani group firm now has 3,205 MW power generation capacity, including 3,120 MW of thermal and 85 MW renewable energy sources.
According to the statement, the company's overall generation capacity would touch 6,000 MW by mid-2014. Sasan UMPP is the largest integrated power plant and coal mining project in the world, it added.
"Coal production has already commenced from the 20 million tons Moher and Moher-Amlohri coal mines associated with the power project," the statement said.
With the commissioning of the Sasan UMPP second unit, the company's overall generation capacity has crossed 3,200 MW.