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Power Generation

Power is one of the basic infrastructures necessary for the Industries and socio economic development in the State. Installed capacity of the State has increased from 315 MW in 1960-61 to 13144 MW in 2010-2011. Per capita consumption of power in the State of Gujarat in 2009-10 was 1491 Units (as per CEA revised formula).

The Ukai Thermal Power Station is located near Ukai Dam on Tapi River in Tapi District. It is a Coal Based Power Station. There are two units of 120 MW each (Unit no. 1 & 2), two units of 200 MW each (Unit no. 3 & 4) and one unit of 210 MW (Unit no. 5) and one unit of 500 MW(Unit no. 6) with a total installed capacity of 850 MW. All the above units are of BHEL make. Commissioning dates of unit no. 1 to 5 are 19.03.1976, 23.06.1976, 21.01.1979, 11.09.1979 and 30.01.1985 respectively. The major R & M of unit no. 1 & 2 is completed.

Year GEN(MUs)
2004-05 5063
2005-06 5363
2006-07 4813
2007-08 5063
2008-09 4835
2009-10 4829
2010-11 5380
2011-12 5617
2012-13 5372
2013-14 4979
2014-15 6703
2015-16 5555

The Ukai Hydro Power Station is located at Ukai Dam on Tapi River in Tapi District. There are four units of hydro turbine each of 75 MW with a total installed capacity of 300 MW. All the above units are of BHEL make. Commissioning dates of unit no. 1 to 4 are 08.07.1974, 13.12.1974, 22.04.1975 and 04.03.1976 respectively.

The Ukai Left Bank Canal (LBC )Hydro Power Station is located at Left Bank Cannel of Ukai Dam on Tapi River in Tapi District. There are two units of hydro turbine each of 2.5 MW with a total installed capacity of 5 MW. All the above units are of BHEL make. Commissioning dates of unit no. 1 and 2 are 08.12.1987 and 19.02.1988 respectively.

The Gandhinagar Thermal Power Station is located at Gandhinagar, the capital of Gujarat near Ahmedabad. It is a Coal Based Power Station. It is on the bank of Sabarmati River. There are two units of 120 MW each (Unit no. 1 & 2), three units of 210 MW each (Unit no. 3, 4 & 5) with a total installed capacity of 870 MW. All the above units are of BHEL make. Commissioning dates of unit no. 1 to 5 are 13.03.1977, 10.04.1977, 20.03.1990, 20.07.1991 and 17.03.1998 respectively.

Year GEN(MUs)
2004-05 4979
2005-06 5447
2006-07 4834
2007-08 5623
2008-09 5966
2009-10 5916
2010-11 5394
2011-12 5487
2012-13 3962
2013-14 1924
2014-15 3390
2015-16 2732

The Wanakbori Thermal Power Station is located near Wanakbori Dam on the bank of Mahi River in Kheda District. It is a Coal Based Power Station. There are seven units of 210 MW each with a total installed capacity of 1470 MW. All the above units are of BHEL make. Commissioning dates of unit no. 1 to 7 are 23.03.1982, 15.01.1983, 15.03.1984, 09.03.1986, 23.09.1986, 18.11.1987 and 31.12.1998 respectively.

Year GEN(MUs)
2004-05 10883
2005-06 10181
2006-07 10989
2007-08 10984
2008-09 11113
2009-10 10928
2010-11 10001
2011-12 10280
2012-13 9030
2013-14 5020
2014-15 7434
2015-16 5683

The Sikka Thermal Power Station is located near Jamnagar. It is Coal Based Power Station. There are two units of 120 MW each and two units of 250 MW each with a total installed capacity of 740 MW. All the above units are of BHEL make. Commissioning dates of unit no. 1 and 2 are 26.03.1988 and 31.03.1993 respectively and unit 3 14.09.2015 and unit 4 on 28.12.2015

Year GEN(MUs)
2004-05 1408
2005-06 1405
2006-07 1569
2007-08 1496
2008-09 1410
2009-10 1367
2010-11 1174
2011-12 977
2012-13 782
2013-14 600
2014-15 939
2015-16 892

The Kutch Lignite Thermal Power Station is located near Panandhro village in Kutch District. It is a Lignite Based Power Station. There are two units of 70 MW each (Unit no. 1 & 2) and two units of 75 MW (Unit no. 3 & 4) with a total installed capacity of 290 MW. 70 MW units are of BHEL make and 75 MW unit no. 3 is of Elecktrim Poland make & unit no. 4 is of BHEL make. Commissioning dates of unit no. 1 to 4 are 29.03.1990, 25.03.1991, 31.03.1997 & 22.10.2008 respectively. The unit no. 4 is taken under commercial operation from 20.12.2009. Major R & M of unit no. 1 & 2 is completed.

Year GEN(MUs)
2004-05 832
2005-06 670
2006-07 1299
2007-08 1378
2008-09 1271
2009-10 1170
2010-11 1375
2011-12 1523
2012-13 1763
2013-14 1810
2014-15 1632
2015-16 1606

The Dhuvaran Thermal Power Station the first Power Station of erstwhile GEB. It is located near Khambhat in Anand District. It is Oil and Gas Based Power Station. There are four units of 63.5 MW each (Unit no. 1 to 4), two units of 140 MW each. (Unit no. 5 & 6) with a total installed capacity of 534 MW. All the above units are of General Electric, USA make. Commissioning dates of unit no. 1 to 6 are 12.07.1965, 29.04.1965, 17.02.1965, 17.12.1964, 27.05.1972 and 10.09.1972 respectively. Unit no. 1 to 4 are retired from service and unit no. 5 & 6 were derated to 110 MW w. e. f. 20.04.2007 and retired from service w.e.f. 01.12.2010.

There is one Gas Turbine of 67.850 MW of GE make supplied by BHEL and one unit of 38.767 MW STG with total installed capacity of 106.617 MW. All the above units are of GE-BHEL make. Commissioning date of unit is 28.01.2004. The unit is taken under commercial operation from 01.11.2007

There is one Gas Turbine of 72.51 MW of GE make supplied by BHEL and one unit of 39.94 MW STG with total installed capacity of 112.45 MW. All the above units are of GE-BHEL make. Gas Turbine (GT) was synchronised on 17.03.06 for first time in open cycle and STG was commissioned on 13.08.07. The unit is taken under commercial operation from 01.11.2007

YearCCPP-ICCPP-II
GEN(MUs)GEN(MUs)
2004-05 701 --
2005-06 732 --
2006-07 262 --
2007-08 706408
2008-09 523663
2009-10 580778
2010-11 263 627
2011-12 554 454
2012-13 363 487
2013-14 44.80 159
2014-15 32.27 131.38
2015-16 91.60 325.33

The third gas based combined cycle power project unit having installed capacity of 376 MW has been commissioned during May 2014. The unit is of Siemens make.

The Utran Gas Based Power Station is located on the bank of Tapi River near Surat. It is a Gas Based Power Station. There are two Projects – CCPP – 1 & CCPP – 2. In CCPP – 1 there are three gas turbine units of 30 MW each and one unit of 45 MW STG with a total installed capacity of 135 MW. In CCPP – 2 , there is one GT of 228 MW & one STG of 147 MW with a total installed capacity of 375 MW. The units of CCPP-1 are of BHEL make & the units of CCPP – 2 are of ALSTOM make. Commissioning dates of units of CCPP – 1 : GT#1, GT#2, GT#3 and STG are 17.12.1992, 28.12.1992, 07.05.1993 and 17.07.1993 respectively & CCPP – 2 : GT – 10.07.2009 & STG – 10.10.2009. The CCPP – 2 is taken under commercial operation since 08.11.2009.

YearCCPP-ICCPP-II
GEN(MUs)GEN(MUs)
2004-05 1175--
2005-06 1077--
2006-07 1056--
2007-08 995--
2008-09 870--
2009-10 866967
2010-11 695 2251
2011-12 561 2426
2012-13 388 955
2013-14 0 8
2014-15 0 133
2015-16 0

This Power Station is located at Kadana Dam on Mahi River in Panchmahal District. There are four units of hydro turbine each of 60 MW with a total installed capacity of 240 MW. All the above units are of BHEL make. Commissioning dates of unit no. 1 to 4 are 31.03.1990, 02.09.1990, 03.01.1998 and 27.05.1998 respectively.

This Power Station is located at Panam Dam in Panchmahal District. There are two units of hydro turbine each of 1 MW with a total installed capacity of 2 MW. All above units are of UDNAS, West Germany make. Commissioning dates of unit no. 1 and 2 are 24.03.1994 and 31.03.1994 respectively.

Solar energy based power plant of 1 MW on Narmada branch canal near village Chandrasan near Sanand is under progress and is commissioned by March 2012. The innovative idea of merging Jal Shakti with Urja Shakti by installating Solar panels on Canal-top has made this project one of its kind in the world.

Solar panels with different cell technology is integrated at single site at Gandhinagar with 1MW Capacity.

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