CCGT Plants in India - other states
Location: Maharashtra
Operator: Ratnagiri Gas and Power Pvt Ltd
Configuration: 1 X 670-MW, 2+1 CCGT, 2 X 740-MW 2+1 CCGT with 9001 FA gas turbines
Fuel: naphtha, natural gas, distillate oil
Operation: 1999-2007
HRSG supplier: Vogt, Kawasaki
T/G supplier: General Electric
EPC: Bechtel
Quick facts: Dabhol is on a 1,700ac coastal site about 160km south of Mumbai. It was originally developed by Enron and budgeted at $2.8bn with 3 X 695-MW CCGT blocks and an LNG terminal. After 7yrs of development, Unit-1 was dedicated in May 1999, about 2yrs behind the original schedule. The $1.8bn Phase-II financing closed in Apr 1999 and in Jun, a $300mn order was placed with GE for two CC 209FA blocks to extend the project. From Jan to May 2001, the four Phase-II GTs were progressively synchronized and steam blows completed on the HRSGs. The Dabhol-2 steam turbine was rolled in April and the Dabhol-3 steam set was nearly ready for testing when work was halted on 17 Jun 2001. In May 2001, MSEB unilaterally rescinded the DPC PPA and Dabhol Phase I was shutdown. Finally, the state government and other parties took over the project, which gradually returned to service during 2006/07, first on naphtha and finally on natural gas as originally designed. The plant closed again in Mar 2013 after prolonged PPA pricing issues and fuel shortages. After years of delay, the plant restarted partially fueled by LNG in Nov 2015.

Photograph by Boneyjoe
Posted 9 Sep 2007

Location: Uttar Pradesh
Operator: NTPC Ltd
Configuration: Two 409-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with V94 gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 1992-1994
H RSG supplier: Biro
T/G supplier: Siemens, BHEL
EPC: Lahmeyer, Tata
Quick facts: This is one of the early Indian CCGT plants. The site is on the Upper Ganga Branch Canal in Gautambudhnagar District. Gas is supplied from the HBJ Pipeline. The plant cost Rs 960.35 Crore and was built with financing assistance from KfW.

Photograph courtesy of Siemens
Posted 25 Oct 2007

Goa Plant
Location: Goa
Operator: Reliance Power Ltd
Configuration: 48-MW,1+1 CCGT with 6001B gas turbine
Fuel: naphtha
Operation: 1999
HRSG supplier: Deutsche Babcock Power
T/G supplier: GE, BHEL, Hangzhou
Quick facts: In May 2009, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd received MOEF clearance for this CCGT in Zuarinagar Dist. The site is 5km from Dabolim Airport and commercial operations was on 14 August 1999. During its initial service, the plant supplied the Government of Goa grid. Later, power was also supplied to to private industries based in Goa, including Mormugao Port Trust.

Photograph courtesy of Reliance Power Ltd
Posted 5 Jul 2013

HPL Cogen
Location: West Bengal
Operator: Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd
Configuration: 110-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 6551B gas turbines, 17-MW steam set CHP
Fuel: naphtha, natural gas, LFO, refinery residues
Operation: 2000
HRSG supplier: L&T
T/G supplier: GE, ABB
Quick facts: In Aug 1997, the engineering contract for this CCGT at the HPL works in Midanpore Dist was awarded to L&T. This integrated naphtha-based petrochemical complex is at Haldia, a major river port town about 60km from Kolkata at the confluence of Hugli and Haldi Rivers. The cracker and associated process units produce ethylene, propylene, and other materials. HPL Cogeneration Ltd was set up as a 49:51 power generation joint venture between HPL and L&T, but in May 2008, HPL bought out the L&T stake and also began preparations to partially switch the plant to natural gas. Two auxiliary boilers and duct-firing systems allow for the production of up to 480 tph of process steam. In 2006, Evonik obtained a 6yr O&M contract for the HPL plant.

Photograph courtesy of Larsen & Toubro
Re-posted 17 Feb 2014

Location: Tamil Nadu
Operator: Aban Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 120-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 6001FA gas turbine
Fuel: gas
Operation: 2005
HRSG supplier: Thermax
T/G supplier: GE, DDIT
Quick facts: This CCGT plant was commissioned on 11 Aug 2005 and uses natural gas from the Kuttalam gas field in Thanjavur Dist, Tamil Nadu. All power generated is sold to Tamil Nadu Electricity Board. GEA supplied an air-cooled condenser

Photograph courtesy of Aban Group
Posted 10 Feb 2007

Location: Assam
Operator: Northeastern Electric Power Corp Ltd
Configuration: Three 97-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with 6001 gas turbines (Block 1) and M251 gas turbines (Blocks 2&3)
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1995-1998
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: GE, BHEL, MHI, Melco
Quick facts: This project was largely funded by Japan Bank for International Cooperation. In addition to building the CCGT plant to use Assam's natural gas reserves, funding was made available for a substantial associated transmission system. At completion, Kathalguri was able to supply 25% of electricity demand in the Northwest Region.

Photograph courtesy of BHEL
Posted 13 May 2006

Location: Uttarakhand
Operator: Sravanthi Energy Pvt Ltd
Configuration: two 225-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with 6001FA+e gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: ??
HRSG supplier: Greens
T/G supplier: GE, Hangzhou
EPC: Sravanthi Infratech, Shapoorji Pallonji
Quick facts: This power station was approved in Mar 2010 for development on a 37ac plot at Khaikhera Village, Udham Singh Nagar. The GTs were ordered in Jan 2011. The Rs1,800cr project was completed in 2012 but has never been commissioned due to lack of fuel.

Photograph courtesy of Sravanthi Energy Pvt Ltd
Posted 16 Sep 2012

Location: Kerala
Operator: NTPC Ltd
Configuration: 360-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 9001E gas turbines
Fuel: naphtha
Operation: 1998
HRSG supplier: NEM
T/G supplier: GE, BHEL
EPC: Development Consultants Private Ltd
Quick facts: In Nov 1998, NTPC commissioned the first gas turbine at the Kayamkulam plant at Choolatheruvu, Alappuzha district. The plant was fully commissioned in October 1999, but was little used initially since its only available fuel was naphtha. Financial assistance for the Rs1,190cr scheme was obtained from the World Bank. Three 650-MW CC blocks are in development at Kayamkulam, which is also known as Rajiv Gandhi.

Photograph by David Appleyard
Posted 25 Jan 2006

Location: Assam
Operator: Assam Power Generation Corp Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 15-MW W191G gas turbines, 97-MW, 3+1 CCGT with 5001P gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 1983-2012
HRSG supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: Westinghouse Canada, GE, BHEL
EPC: BHEL, Rajshekhar Constructions
Quick facts: Lakwa is at Maibella, Sivasagar district. The foundataion sonte for the first stage was laid on 22 May 1977 by then Indian President Nilam Reddy. The CCGT steamer was commissioned in Jan 2012.

Photograph courtesy of Assam Power Generation Corp Ltd
Posted 1 Oct 2014

Location: Maharashtra
Operator: Pioneer Gas Power Ltd
Configuration: 388-MW, 1+1 CCGT block with 9001FA gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2016
HRSG supplier: CMI
T/G supplier: GE, Skoda
EPC: Tata Projects
Quick facts: This project is in Vile-Bhagad, Taluk Mangaon, Raigad district, and was originally developed by Pioneer Group. The plant broke ground in Feb 2012, was synchronized on 6 Jul 2016, and went commercial on 14 Jul 2016. The site is leased to PGPL by Maharashtra Industrial Development Corp. It is 8km from GAIL's Dhabhol-Dahej gas pipeline. Project financial close was in Dec 2011 and the EPC contract was signed that month. Korea Western Power Co took a 40% equity stake in the project in Jan 2012. Mangaon has PPAs with Southern Power Distribution Co of Telangana and Northern Power Distribution Co of Telangana.

Photograph courtesy of Pioneer Gas Power Ltd
Re-posted 14 Feb 2017

Location: Tripua
Operator: North Eastern Electric Power Corp Ltd
Configuration: 101-MW, 1+1 CCGT block with 6001FA+ gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2015-2016
HRSG supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: GE, BHEL
Quick facts: This project is in West Tripura. TEC was obtained at 500 MW in Feb 2001, but due to concerns about fuel supply, the project was downsized in Apr 2003 to 280-MW and downsized again to 100 MW. Even though a foundation stone was laid in Mar 2002, investment approval, fuel supply, and other needed clearances delayed implementation. In Jun 2008, ONGC signed a 15yr fuel supply contract with NEEPCO for the Monarchak project and BHEL was selected as the contractor in Nov 2009. Revised CCEA clearance was obtained in Feb 2011. The GT was synchronized in Dec 2016 and the steamer on 14 Jan 2016. Full load was reached on 16 Jan 2016. Monarchak cost Rs1,000cr

Photograph courtesy of North Eastern Electric Power Corp Ltd
Posted 18 Jan 2016

Location: Assam
Operator: Assam Power Generation Corp Ltd
Configuration: 1 X 12.5-MW W171 gas turbine, 92-MW, 3+1 CCGT with W301 gas turbines, 1 X 30-MW steam set
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 1975-2012
HRSG supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: Westinghouse,, BHEL
EPC: BHEL, Rajshekhar Constructions
Quick facts: Work on the Naharkatia TPP started in 1960. The plant was later re-named Namrup. The original machines never operated up to capacity and the plant has been extended several times.

Photograph courtesy of Assam Power Generation Corp Ltd
Posted 1 Oct 2014

Location: Tripua
Operator: ONGC Tripura Power Co Ltd
Configuration: two 363-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with 9001FA gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2013
HRSG supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: GE, BHEL
EPC: BHEL, NTPC BHEL Power Projects Pvt Ltd
Quick facts: In Feb 2005, ONGC announced it was proceeding with this CCGT project at Palatana, South Tripura. An SPV was duly formed and sponsored by ONGC, IL&FS, and the Government of Tripura. In Aug 2008, OTPC awarded a Rs2,200cr turnkey contract to BHEL for the project. The generation project combined with a linked transmission project and upstream gas supply project will require a total investment of around Rs9,000cr. On 21 Jun 2013, the first block was dedicated by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, and other dignitaries. A 650km, 400kV transmission line connects Pallatana to Bongaigaon in Assam. This was undertaken by North-East Transmission Co Ltd (NETCL) a joint venture of OTPC, Power Grid Corp, and the North Eastern Region (NER).

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Posted 30 Jun 2013

Location: Delhi
Operator: Indraprastha Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 330-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 9001E gas turbine
Fuel: natural gas, naphtha , diesel oil
Operation: 2002-2003
HRSG supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: BHEL
Quick facts: IPGCL was formed in Jul 2002 as one of the unbundled succsssor companies to Delhi Vidyut Board. Pragati Power Corp, owned by the Delhi municipal government, completed the first gas turbine at Pragati, a 330-MW, 2+1 combined-cycle in Delhi. The plant received TEC in Feb 2000 and the equipment was ordered from BHEL in Apr 2000. The first GT commissioned in Jul 2002 and the second in Dec 2002, followed by the steam set in May 2003. Platn raw water is treated sewage water from the Delhi STP.

Photograph courtesy of Larsen & Toubro
Posted 16 Feb 2014

Location: Delhi
Operator: Indraprastha Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: two 750-MW , 2+1 CCGT blocks with 9001FA gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, naphtha , diesel oil
Operation: 2010-2014
HRSG supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: BHEL
EPC: BHEL, Era Infra Engineering
Quick facts: In Apr 2008, Pragati Power issued an LOI to BHEL for two 750-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks for Pragati Phase-III, an interim proposal for a 350-MW Phase-II having been rejected. The foundation stone was laid by PM Dr Manmohan Singh on 24 Mar 2008 and the contract was signed in May 2008. The project cost about Rs5,196cr. The first Frame 9E gas turbine was synchronized on 11 Oct 2010.

Photograph by Jayafar Ali (
Posted 10 May 2014

Location: Tamil Nadu
Operator: KSK Energy Ventures
Configuration: 59-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 6001 gas turbine CHP
Fuel: gas
Operation: 2006
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: BHEL
EPC: Toyo Engineering
Quick facts: In Feb 2005, BHEL received a Rs84 crore equipment contract for this industrial CHP at Kallugurani village in Ramanathpuram Dist. Financial closure was in Aug 2005. Regency Power Corp was set-up to build the plant for a number of industrial customers including Regency Ceramics, Brakes India, Lakshmi Mills, and Orchid Chemicals. KSK was responsible for project implementation, permitting, procurement, and the wheeling arrangement with TNEB. Natural gas is from the Cauvery basin.

Photograph courtesy of KSK Energy Ventures
Posted 21 Jan 2007

Location: Karnataka
Operator: GMR Energy
Configuration: 220-MW, 4+1 CCGT power barge with M6000PC gas turbines
Fuel: naptha
Operation: 2000
HRSG supplier: Hyundai
T/G supplier: General Electric, Alstom
EPC: Hyundai, TCE
Quick facts: In Oct 1999, Hyundai won a $160mn contract to build the Tanirbavi barge-based CCGT plant. Financing closed in September 2000 and in Apr 2001 the American ExIm approved $5.1mn in support for the $207mn project, which at the time, was owned by PSEG Global and GMR in a 49:51 joint venture. The 106m barge was built in Ulsan and moored in the Gurupur River in Mangalore. Metso Automation supplied its maxDNA digital control system. Simple-cycle operations started in Jun 2001 when it was considered the largest single-barge, generating facility in the world. In Oct 2002, PSEG sold its stake in Tanirbavi for $45mn. In Jun 2008, the original PPA expired and, in Sep 2009, GMR announced it would move the barge power plant to Kakinda in Andhra Pradesh starting in Jan 2010. The 1,200km move and dredging on the Godavari River upstream from Kakinda cost about R245cr. Fuel at the new site will be LNG.

Photograph courtesy of GMR Energy
Posted 4 Feb 2004

Location: Maharashtra
Operator: Maharashtra State Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 60 MW V93 GT (Unit-1 scrapped 2003), 2 X 336-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with V94.2 gas turbines
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Operation: 1982-1994
HRSG supplier: Deutsche Babcock
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens, Lahmeyer, Tata
Quick facts: Uran power station is near Bokadvira Village, 1km away from Uran town and 55Km from Mumbai by road. The site is surrounded on three side by the Arabian Sea. Uran cost about Rs 1,118.5 Crores. Grid connection is by 4 X 220Kv lines to Apta S/S and 2 X 220kV lines to Kharghar S/S.

Photograph courtesy of Maharashtra State Power Generation Co Ltd
Posted 3 Feb 2010

Location: Tamil Nadu
Operator: Tamil Nadu Electricity Board
Configuration: 95-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 6001FA gas turbine, 92-MW, 1+1 CCGT with V643.A gas turbine
Fuel: gas
Operation: 2002-2008
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: BHEL, Siemens/Ansaldo, Alstom Power India
EPC: Fichtner India, BHEL, Vasavi Power, GEA India, Dastur & Co
Quick facts: Gas supply is by GAIL from an ONGC field Ramanathapuram zone. The gas turbine of the second block went commercial on 18 Jun 2008.

Photograph courtesy of Tamil Nadu Electricity Board
Posted 27 Jul 2008


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Updated 14-Feb-2017