Adani Power commissions third 660 MW unit of Maha plant
New Delhi: Adani Power, a subsidiary of Adani Enterprises, has commissioned the third 660 MW unit of its thermal power plant at Tiroda in Maharashtra.
"With the commissioning of this 660 MW unit at Tiroda plant in Maharashtra the total power generation capacity of the company reached 7,260 MW," Adani Power said in a statement.
Adani Power Maharashtra, a unit of Adani Power Ltd, is constructing a 3,300 MW thermal power plant in Tiroda, commissioned its first two units of 660 MW in last financial year 2012-13 and has current generation capacity of 1,980 MW.
The Tiroda project will help Maharashtra meet its electricity demand.
"We at Adani are committed towards nation building and are working towards increasing the electricity generation in the country. We are targeting a capacity of nearly 10,000 MW by March 2014 and aim to generate 20,000 MW by 2020," said Gautam Adani, Chairman Adani Group in the statement.
The statement added that the first two units, of 660 MW each, of the Tiroda Power Plant are also going to be registered for clean development mechanism (CDM) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Adani Power now has a total generation capacity of 7,260 MW including 4,620 MW from the Mundra project in Gujarat and 660 MW from Kawai Power Plant in Rajasthan.