Second 300 MW Unit Of GMR’s EMCO Energy Synchronized
Warora; 29 August 2013:
The second unit of the 2X300 MW power plant of GMR’s EMCO Energy Limited has been synchronised with the grid and has achieved full load operation on 27 August 2013. The GMR Group is setting-up EMCO Energy Limited’s 600 MW power plant at Warora in Chandrapur District of Maharashtra. Power generation commenced from the first unit of 300 MW in March 2013.
EMCO Energy Limited is the GMR Group's first coal-based power plant to commence commercial generation. Presently, the GMR Group’s combined generation capacity is 1836.85 MW. Projects totalling 4575 MW are under development.
EMCO Energy Limited will supply power to Maharashtra, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and other consumers. Power generated from the plant is being evacuated to Bhadravati through a 400 kV transmission line. A rail corridor has recently been created to transport coal from the South Eastern Coalfields to the plant.
About GMR Infrastructure Limited:
The Company is a Bangalore headquartered global infrastructure major with interests in Airports, Energy, Highways and Urban Infrastructure sectors. It has successfully employed the public-private partnership model to build a portfolio of high quality assets. The Company has 14 power generation assets of which 8 are operational and 6 are under various stages of development and 8 Road assets, of which 7 are operational and one is under construction. In the Airports sector, it has developed and commissioned the Greenfield International Airport at Hyderabad. The Company, besides operating the existing Delhi International Airport, has also built a brand new integrated terminal T3 which was commissioned in time for the Commonwealth Games in October 2010. It has upgraded and is operating the Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. GMR Group is also committed to social development initiatives and executes these through its Corporate Social Responsibility arm, the GMR Varalakshmi Foundation which is present in 22 locations.
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For further information please contact:
Awadhoot A. Pathak
Associate Manager – Corporate Communications
EMCO Energy Limited
B-1, Mohbala Growth Centre, MIDC
Warora – 442 907.
P: 07176-202 504;
M: +91 8390903676
E mail: Awadhoot.Pathak@gmrgroup.in
Dr. Rohit Raaj Mathur
Associate Vice President – Corporate Communications
GMR Energy Limited
6-3-866/1/G2, Greenlands, Begumpet
Hyderabad – 500 016.
P: 040-2341 0191 to 95.
E mail: Rohit.Mathur@gmrgroup.in