CCGT Plants in India - Gujarat
Baroda
Location: Gujarat
Operator: Gujarat Industries Power Co Ltd (GIPCL)
Configuration: 1 X 145-MW 3+1 CCGT with 6001BTG gas turbines, 1 X 160-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 9001E gas turbine
Operation: 1992-1997
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: NEM
T/G supplier: General Electric, BHEL
Quick facts: GIPCL was formed by Gujarat Electricity Board (now Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL)), Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Lt (GSFC), Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals Ltd (GACL), and Petrofils Co-operatives Ltd. Output from the first block at Baroda is distributed to the owners in proportion to their ownership while the second block was built as an IPP with power sales to GUVNL. Fuel is from Gujarat State Petroleum Corp and Niko Resources, the operating partners of the Hazira field.

Photograph courtesy of Gujarat Industries Power Co Ltd
Posted 12 Sep 2007

Bhander
Location: Gujarat
Operator: Essar Power Ltd
Configuration: 165-MW,1+1 CCGT, 340-MW, 2+1 CCGT, 1 X 110 CHP gas turbine, all 9001E gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2007-2008
HRSG supplier: Deltak, IHI, Hangzhou
T/G supplier: Hitachi, BHEL, Siemens
Quick facts: This plant was built out in three phases to support increasing power demand of Essarís Hazira steel complex. The first GT was relocated from the Tokyo Electric Sodegarua plant in Japan.

Photograph courtesy of Essar Power Ltd
Re-posted 7 Apr 2012

DGEN
Location: Gujarat
Operator: Torrent Power Ltd
Configuration: three 400-MW single-shaft CCGT blocks with SGT5-4000F gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2014
HRSG supplier: Doosan
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens
Quick facts: In Apr 2010, Torrent Energy re-tendered the EPC contract for this Rs 6,000cr CCGT power station at Dahej, Bharuch district. TPL had been designated to construct and manage the power generation and distribution infrastructure in the Dahej Special Economic Zone (SEZ), an energy and petrochem complex being developed by ONGC Petro-additions Ltd (OPAL), GAIL, and Gujarat State Petroleum Corp. In Jul 2010, Siemens won a turnkey contract for Torrent's DGEN and SUGEN expansion projects and DGEN was technically commissioned on 26 Nov 2014.

Photograph courtesy of Torrent Power Ltd
Posted 19 Dec 2015

Dhuvaran
Location: Gujarat
Operator: Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd
Configuration: One 107 MW , 1+1 CCGT with 6001FA gas turbine, one 112-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 6001FA+e gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2004-2007
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: GE, BHEL
EPC: Reliance Energy, BHEL, SEW Constructions
Quick facts: This plant is near Khambhat in Anand District. The EPC award for the first block was made to BHEL in Oct 2001 for Rs 310 crore. In March 2004, BHEL was awarded a Rs 333 crore EPC contract for the second block, which has BHEL's first indigenously manufactured 6001FA machine.

Photograph courtesy of Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd
Posted 2 Nov 2008

Gandhar Complex
Location: Gujarat
Operator: Indian Petrochemicals Corp Ltd (IPCL)
Configuration: 65-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 6001B gas turbine, 2 X 45 MW LM6000 CHP
Fuel: naphtha, natural gas
Operation: 1996-2000
HRSG supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: GE, BHEL
EPC: L&T-S&L, L&T
Quick facts: The IPCL complex a Gandhar was developed after the discovery of oil and gas reserves in the region. Also promoting the site was availability of ocean access, adequate freshwater from the Narmada River, and salt. The foundation stone was laid in Oct 1989 and the final investment clearance was granted in Mar 1992. The first phase included a 170,000 MTA VCM plant, 150,000 MTA PVC plant, 115,000 MTA chlor-alkali plant, 130,000 MTA caustic soda plant, and captive power plant, all commissioned by year-end 1996.

Photograph courtesy of Larsen & Toubro
Posted 18 Aug 2007

Hazira
Location: Gujarat
Operator: Essar Power Ltd
Configuration: 515-MW, 3+1 CCGT with 9001E gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, naphtha, oil
Operation: 1995-1997
HRSG supplier: Hanjung
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Hanjung
Quick facts: This was the first large-scale, multi-fuel CCGT IPP in India. It went commercial in Oct 1997 and sells 300 MW to Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) under a 20yr PPA signed in 1996. The balance of plant output is sold to Essar Steel Ltd.

Photograph courtesy of Essar Power Ltd
Posted 3 Feb 2010

Hazira GSEG
Location: Gujarat
Operator: Gujarat State Energy Generation Ltd
Configuration: 150-MW, 2+1 CCGT with GT8C gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 2001-2002
HRSG supplier: Hanjung
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Fichtner India, Alstom, Evonik India
Quick facts: GSEG is an IPP JV of Gujarat State Petroleum Co, Gail, and Kribhco Fertilizer. GUVNL is the offtaker. Plant COD was 1 Jun 2002. Evonik India was owner's engineer and later assisted in commissioning and repairs of initial mechanical issues.

Photograph courtesy of Evonik India
Posted 14 Mar 2010

Kawas
Location: Gujarat
Operator: NTPC Ltd
Configuration: two 328-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with 9001E gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil, naphtha
Operation: 1992-1994
HRSG supplier: CMI
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Alstom, Ebasco, Sogreah
Quick facts: Kawas cost Rs 1560Cr. Fuel is from the South Basin Gas Field and supplied by the HBJ Pipeline. Power is sold to many states and territories including Chaattisgarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra.

Photograph courtesy of Alstom
Posted 15 Jul 2006

Paguthan
Location: Gujarat
Operator: Gujarat Paguthan Energy Corp
Configuration: 655-MW, 2+1 CCGT block with V94.2 gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, naphtha
Operation: 1998
HRSG supplier: Deutsche Babcock
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens, TCE Consulting Engineers, Fichtner
Quick facts: This was the third Indian IPP to go online, and the largest to that date. The developer of the $750mn plant was Gujarat Torrent Energy Corp Ltd (GTEC), a consortium initially consisting of PowerGen (20%), local pharmaceutical company Torrent Group (30%), Gujarat Power Corp (12%), and Siemens (10%). In Jul 1999, PowerGen announced that it was buying out Torrent’s interest, the first such transaction in India. In Dec 2000, PowerGen sold most of its stake in Paguthan to CLP Power and the plant is now 100% owned by CLP Holdings. The gas turbines are capable of firing gas and naphtha independently as well as simultaneously. Gas is received by a pipeline from the Gandhar gas fields. The plant is connected to the gird with 220kV and 400kV switchyards. Water supply from the Narmada River is delivered by a 24km pipeline to onsite reservoirs. Mee fogging systems for each GT were ordered in Jan 2000 and commissioned by mid-year.

Photograph courtesy of Gujarat Paguthan Energy Corp
Posted 23 Mar 2005

Pipavav
Location: Gujarat
Operator: GSPC Pipavav Power Co Ltd
Configuration: two 360-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 9001FA gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2014
HRSG supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: BHEL
EPC: BHEL, Tata Consulting Engineers, Jaiprakash Industries
Quick facts: In Feb 2006, GSPC established the SPV GSPC Pipavav Power Co Ltd to execute a CCGT plant at Kovaya village, Amreli district, near Pipavav. The first phase comprises two blocks. MOEF clearance was received in January 2008 and, that same month, REC agreed to provide a loan for about 85% of the needed investment. In Feb 2008, BHEL was awarded the main equipment and lead EPC contract. The company has a 20yr PPA with GUVNL. A gas supply agreement with GSPC and a gas transmission agreement with Gujarat State Petronet are also in place. In Jan 2010, the Government of Gujarat and the GPPC Board approved the sale of a 49% equity interest in GPPC to SWAN Energy Ltd.

Photograph courtesy of Gujarat State Petroleum Corp
Posted 8 Feb 2014

SUGEN Phase 1
Location: Gujarat
Operator: Torrent Power Ltd
Configuration: three 383-MW single-shaft CCGT blocks with SGT5-4000F gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2009
HRSG supplier: Doosan
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens, TCE Consulting Engineers, Development Consultants Pvt Ltd
Quick facts: SUGEN has a 100ha site in Ankhakho Village, Tal Kamrej, Surat district. Construction of the Rs 30,960mn plant began in 2005 and the three blocks were commissioned in Aug 2009. The ADB and DEG assisted with financing. In Oct 2009, plans were announed for a fourth block and this commissioned in 2013. The project is connected to the gas grid of Gujarat State Petronet Ltd and secures fuel from the KG basin fields, PMT gas fields, and the Dahej LNG terminal.

Photograph courtesy of Torrent Power Ltd
Posted 19 Dec 2015

Utran-1
Location: Gujarat
Operator: Gujarat State Electricity Corp Ltd
Configuration: 165-MW, 3+1 CCGT with 6001 gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1992-1993
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: GE, BHEL
EPC: Fouress Engineering
Quick facts: Utran power station is on the Tapi River about 10km from Surat city in Surat district.

Photograph courtesy of Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd
Posted 2 Nov 2008

Utran-2
Location: Gujarat
Operator: Gujarat State Electricity Corp Ltd
Configuration: 375-MW, 1+1 CCGT with GT26 gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2009
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Alstom, Alstom Projects India
Quick facts: In June 2007, GSECL awarded Alstom a Rs1,000cr contract for a 370-MW extension to Utran, the first GT26-based plant order in India and the fourth Alstom CCGT in the state. Utran-2 was commissioned in Oct 2009 and dedicated in May 2010. The total cost was Rs1,414cr.

Photograph courtesy of Gujarat State Electricity Corp Ltd
Posted 17 May 2010

Vadinar P1
Location: Gujarat
Operator: Essar Power Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 110-MW 9001E gas turbines CHP
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2010-2011
HRSG supplier: Thermax
T/G supplier: GE
Quick facts: The first unit at the Vadinar P1 plant was commissioned on 28 Oct 2010. Unit-2 followed in Jan 2011. This is part of a merchant and CPP complex at the Vadinar Refinery in Jamnagar Dist.

Photograph courtesy of Essar Power Ltd
Posted 7 Apr 2012

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 19-Dec-2015

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