CMS GENERATES ELECTRICITY IN CHENNAI

Vol 3, PW 4 (17 Mar 99) News in Brief
     

CMS Energy has consolidated its position among Indias Independent Power producers with news that it has commenced commercial operation of its GMR Vasavi power plant in Chennai.

CMS holds a 49% ownership interest in the facility, India's third independent power plant. The plant sells its electricity to the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) under a 15-year power purchase agreement.

The plant - built by Hyundai Heavy Industries - is supplied with low sulphur fuel oil under a 15 year contract with Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL).