Adani Power commissions third 660 MW unit of Maharashtra plant
Gautam Adani-led Adani PowerBSE 1.92 %has started operations at its third unit of 660 megawatts at Tiroda in Maharashtra, raising its total generation capacity to 7,260 mw, the company said in a statement Thursday.
Adani Power is setting up a 3,300 mw at Tiroda, which includes five units of 660 mw each. The first two units of the plant were commissioned in the year ended March.
“I am confident that Adani Power will emerge as India’s largest private thermal power producer by achieving a capacity of nearly 10,000 mw by March 2014. We aim to generate 20,000 mw by 2020,” said Mr.Gautam Adani, Chairman Adani Group.
The company plans to register the first two units at the Tiroda Power Plant for clean development mechanism (CDM) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).