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Adani Power commissions third unit of Tiroda plant

EM News BureauWednesday, July 24, 2013, 17:28 Hrs  [IST]

Adani Power Ltd, part of the Adani Group, has announced commissioning of the third unit of 660 mw at its supercritical technology-based power plant in Tiroda, Maharashtra. With this, the company’s total generation capacity has risen to 7,260 mw.

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Adani Power portfolio


Location State Installed P/UC* Total
Mundra GUJ 4,620 0 4,620
Tiroda MAH 1,980 1,320 3,300
Kawai RAJ 660 660 1,320
Dahej GUJ 0 2,640 2,640
Chhindwara MP 0 1,320 1,320
Bhadreshwar GUJ 0 3,300 3,300
7,260 9,240 16,500
*Planning or under construction,
as of 20-Jun-2013

Adani Power Maharashtra Ltd, a unit of Adani Power Ltd, is constructing a coal-fired supercritical power plant with five units of 660-mw each. The first two units were commissioned in FY13 itself. The third unit, taking the plant’s total capacity of 1,980 mw, was commissioned within a record time of 20 days from synchronisation, as against an industry standard of three months, it is learnt. The Tiroda project, on full completion, is shaping up to be Maharashtra’s biggest power generation facility.

Adani Power has targeted to achieve a power portfolio of 10,000 mw by 2014, growing up to 20,000 mw by 2020.

Adani Power Ltd now has a total generation capacity of 7,260 mw, including 4,620 mw from the Mundra project in Gujarat, which is India’s largest private thermal power plant, and 660 mw from the first unit of the 2x660-mw Kawai power plant in Rajasthan.