In 2015, the government had purchased 31,997 million units from five private sector power plants, the House was told. The government said that apart from the per unit charge, fixed charges were also paid to China Light and Power India Private Limited. In 2015, China Light was paid Rs393 crore and in 2016, it was paid Rs400 crore.The government further said that the 11 power units run by the Gujarat State Electricity Company produced 17,413 million units in 2015, while the production was 15,162 million in 2016.