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GMR adds 384 MW to Andhra Pradesh power grid
Hyderabad, December 13, 2011
The first unit of GMR Rajahmundry Energy Limited’s combined cycle power plant at Vemagiri in Andhra Pradesh was synchronized last week, adding 384 MW capacity to the state power grid.
A press release from GMR said the group was setting up the 2x384 MW capacity Combined Cycle power plant, adjacent to its existing plant located at Vemagiri. The first unit has been commissioned in a record time of 24 months. The second unit is expected to be commissioned by February, 2012.
This GMR project was identified as a XI Plan project and accordingly was shortlisted for gas allocation by the Government of India. It is expected that gas will be made available to this project shortly, the release added.