The Company was promoted by erstwhile Gujarat Electricity Board (GEB) as it's wholly owned subsidiary in the context of liberalization and as a part of efforts towards restructuring of the Power Sector.
GSECL has initiated its activities in the field of Generation of Power. The Government of Gujarat (GoG) has also given to the GSECL the status of Independent Power Producer (IPP) with approval to undertake new power projects.. The Company commenced it's commercial operation in the year 1998. However, the operations of GSECL were limited to Power Stations units Gandhinagar #5, Wanakbori #7, Utran GBPS & Dhuvaran CCPP till the complete unbundling of erstwhile GEB was undertaken, i.e. up to 31st March 2005.
The Company has inked EPC contract with M/s BHEL on 17/12/2014 for implementing 800MW super critical Thermal Power Plant at Wanakbori, District: Kheda
GSECL has received the 7th India Power Awards 2014 for development of Innovative Solar Projects in the state of Gujarat
GSECL has received the 6th India Power Awards 2013 in the category of Innovative Initiatives in the Power & Energy Sector for its 1 MW PV Based Solar Power Plant at abandoned Ash dyke of Gandhinagar TPS
GSECL has received two Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards 2013 as (a) Corporate Sustainability Stewardship Award & (b) Grand Jury Special Recognition Award for the exemplary initiatives for promoting energy infrastructure in the state of Gujarat
Company has achieved ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007 certification for all the Thermal Power stations
3 Units of 210MW have achieved Plant Availability Load Factor more than 95%
13 Units of 210MW have achieved Plant Availability Facotr of 95.79%.
The Plant Availability Factor for the year 2011-2012 is 82.71% and the Plant Load Factor achieved is 71.35%
Utran CCPP - 2 (375 MW) Registered as CDM Project with UNFCCC.
Wanakbori TPS, Gandhinagar TPS, KLTPS, Dhuvaran CCPP , Utran CCPP & SSHEP awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Gujarat Safety Council for better safety performance
Ever highest Annual PAF of 83.65 % for GSECL Thermal Power Stations
Upcoming Ukai unit no 6 achieved Full load on 05.03.13
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