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).

Ukai Thermal Power Station

Ukai

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) 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) PLF(%)
2004-05 5063 68.00
2005-06 5363 72.03
2006-07 4813 64.64
2007-08 5063 67.81
2008-09 4835 64.94
2009-10 4829 64.85
2010-11 5380 72.27
2011-12 5617 75.23
2012-13 5372 72.14
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UKAI Hydro & UKAI LBC Hydrop Power Station

GTPS

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.

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Gandhinagar Thermal Power Station

GTPS

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) PLF(%)
2004-05 4979 65.33
2005-06 5447 71.47
2006-07 4834 63.43
2007-08 5623 73.58
2008-09 5966 78.29
2009-10 5916 77.63
2010-11 5394 70.78
2011-12 5487 71.80
2012-13 3962 51.98
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Wanakbori Thermal Power Station

Ukai

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) PLF(%)
2004-05 10883 84.51
2005-06 10181 79.06
2006-07 10989 85.34
2007-08 10984 85.06
2008-09 11113 86.30
2009-10 10928 84.87
2010-11 10001 77.67
2011-12 10280 79.62
2012-13 9030 70.13
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Sikka Thermal Power Station

Sikka

The Sikka Thermal Power Station is located near Jamnagar. It is Coal Based Power Station. There are two units of 120 MW each with a total installed capacity of 240 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.

Year GEN(MUs) PLF(%)
2004-05 1408 66.99
2005-06 1405 66.81
2006-07 1569 74.82
2007-08 1496 70.95
2008-09 1410 67.06
2009-10 1367 65.00
2010-11 1174 55.88
2011-12 977 46.34
2012-13 782 37.17
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Kutch Lignite Thermal Power Station

Panandhro

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) PLF(%)
2004-05 832 44.19
2005-06 670 35.55
2006-07 1299 68.95
2007-08 1378 72.96
2008-09 1271 67.46
2009-10 1170 56.61
2010-11 1375 54.15
2011-12 1523 59.79
2012-13 1763 69.39

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Dhuvaran Thermal Power Station

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.


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Dhuvaran Gas Based CCPP - I

Dhuvaran

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









Dhuvaran Gas Based CCPP - II

Dhuvaran

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)PLF(%)GEN(MUs)PLF(%)
2004-05 70175.05 ----
2005-06 73278.45 ----
2006-07 26228.08 ----
2007-08 70675.37 40876.32
2008-09 52355.95 66367.30
2009-10 58062.09 77878.99
2010-11 263 28.25 627 63.70
2011-12 554 59.19 454 46.00
2012-13 850 44.28    
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Utran Gas Based Power Station

Utran

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)PLF(%)GEN(MUs)PLF(%)
2004-05 117599.37 ----
2005-06 107791.11 ----
2006-07 105689.28 ----
2007-08 99583.93 ----
2008-09 87073.55 ----
2009-10 86673.21 96774.74
2010-11 695 58.84 2251 68.61
2011-12 561 47.37 2426 73.74
2012-13 955 21.39    
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Kadana Hydro Power Station

Utran

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.








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Panam Canal Mini Hydro Power Station

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.

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Solar Power Plant

Solar Power Plant

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