Adani Power commissions fourth 330 MW unit at Mundra
24 November 2010
Adani Power today commissioned the 4th 330 MW unit of its Mundra thermal power project, raising its current capacity to 1,320 MW and thereby completing the second phase of the ultra mega power project.
Adani Power said it would start operating this unit in full capacity in a few weeks' time.
The company will now implement the third and fourth phases of the project consisting of five super-critical units of 660 MW capacity each.
With the completion of all the four phases of construction, Adani's Mundra project would have a total generation capacity of 4620 MW.
Besides, the project involves construction of 990 km ±500 KV bi-pole high voltage direct transmission (HVDC) system from Mundra to Mohindargarh and a 50 km 400 KV double circuit transmission line from Mohindargarh to Bhiwani.
Adani Group is currently implementing projects of an aggregate capacity of to16,500 MW, which are under various stages of planning and implementation. These are expected to be completed by 2014.
Adani Power has plans for capacity addition of 20,000 MW by 2020.
Based in Ahmedabad, the $5-billion Adani Group is one of the fast growing business house of the country with diverse interest in global trading, development and operation of ports, IDC terminals, establishment of SEZ, oil refining, logistics, gas distribution, power generation and transmission and power trading.