Russia’s Power Machines has begun tests of the 660 MW turbine for the first power unit of Sipat supercritical coal-fired thermal power plant in India.

The turnkey contract for three 660 MW steam turbines was awarded by the State National Power Corporation in May 2004.

Power Machines will carry out design, manufacture, supply, assembling and commissioning of the main equipment of three power units, as well as auxiliary equipment within the scope of machinery hall.

The equipment for the second and the third power units of the station is under construction.