Published On:February 9 2010
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Torrent power to expand capacity at sugen plant
Torrent Power is in process of expanding capacity of its Sugen generation plant in Gujarat .
The company will shortly decide the EPC contractor to for the expansion at its combined cycle power plant.
It has embarked on plans to commission 10,000 mw capacity at various location with mix of fuels. Currently, the plant has generation capacity of
1,647.50 mw in Ahmedabad and near Surat together.
Power generated from the existing capacity is being used to cater to Torrent Power's distribution areas in Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar and Surat to 20 lakh consumers.
It is expected to pump in about Rs 1,500 crore for the proposed expansion that will iincrease the capacity to 1,500 MW. Torrent Power is also aiming to expand the capacity of Sugen plant by 3,000 mw in phases to create country's largest gas-based generation facility to the tune of 4,500 mw at a single location.