On June 18, 2013, Adani Power Ltd, a subsidiary of Adani Enterprises Ltd and part of the Adani Group, announced that it is commissioning the third unit of 660 MW of its super critical power plant in Tiroda, Maharashtra. This will increase the company’s power generation capacity to 7,260 MW.

Adani Power Maharashtra Ltd, a unit of Adani Power Ltd, is constructing a 3,300 MW (5 X 660 MW) super critical thermal power plant in Tiroda, commissioned its first two units of 660 MW in last financial year 2012-13 and has current generation capacity of 1,980 MW. The third unit was commissioned within a record time of 20 days from synchronization, as against an industry standard of three months, thus demonstrating Adani Group’s excellent project execution and management capabilities. The Tiroda project is set to emerge as Maharashtra’s biggest power generation facility that will help India’s leading industrialized state meet its electricity demand. Adani Group is the highest contributor of power generation capacity in the private sector since the beginning of the 11th plan.

“The commissioning of generation units in a regular schedule is a great achievement for us despite the immense challenges faced on the fuel supply and regulatory front. We at Adani are committed towards nation building and are working towards increasing the electricity generation in the country by several folds. 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`s project management team has acquired and assimilated expertise that enables speedy execution of large infrastructure power generation projects. Hence its helps to form reliable electricity supply by becoming a backbone of any developing economy and we are committed to meet the nation’s electricity demand.” said Mr Vneet Jaain, CEO, Adani Power Ltd.

The first two units (2X 660 MW) of the Tiroda Power Plant are also going to be registered for clean development mechanism (CDM) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Apart from this Adani Power has commissioned one of the largest amorphous silicon thin-film solar power projects in a record time of six months as part of clean power initiatives. In addition to this, Adani Power Ltd, now has a total generation capacity of 7,260 MW including 4,620 MW from the Mundra project in Gujarat, which is the world’s largest private thermal power plant and 660 MW from Kawai Power Plant in Rajasthan. The company has also recently commissioned India’s largest private High Voltage Direct Current power transmission system connecting Mundra power plant to northern India.

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