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Tata Power synchronises unit 4 of Mundra UMPP

Touches total generation capacity at 7700 Mw

Rutam Vora  |  Ahmedabad 

Coastal Gujarat Power Limited (CGPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of on Monday announced synchronisation of its 800-megawatt (Mw) unit 4 of the country's first Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) at Mundra in Gujarat.

"With this, the total power generation capacity of stands at 7,699 Mw, reinforcing its position as the largest integrated power company as well as private power producer in India," a company statement said.

The Company had commissioned Unit 1 of in March 2012, Unit 2 in July 2012 and Unit 3 in October 2012. Tata Power's thermal power generation capacity now stands at 6,847 Mw and generation through clean sources such as hydro, wind and solar stands at 852 Mw.

"With this development, Tata Power's gross generation has touched 7,700 Mw. The synchronisation of Unit 4 of is a significant milestone given the critical power shortage situation in the country," said Anil Sardana, managing director, in a statement.

Tata Power shares traded with a loss of close to 1% at Rs 109.20 on Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in the afternoon trades today.

First Published: Mon, January 07 2013. 13:28 IST