Using supercritical technology, and one of the most energy-efficient thermal power plant in the country, the Mundra UMPP supplies electricity to eight discoms in five states, namely Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Haryana and Punjab. Gujarat is the largest procurer of power from CGPL at 47.5%, followed by Maharashtra at 20%, Punjab at 12.5%, and Haryana and Rajasthan at 10% each.
The Mundra UMPP meets 2% of India’s power needs and benefits close to 16 million domestic consumers, apart from supplying cost competitive power to industry and agriculture. In Gujarat, the project supplies power to Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited, in Maharashtra to Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd, and in Punjab to Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd.
The project powers 2 discoms in Haryana- Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd, and 3 discoms in Rajasthan- Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd., Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd and Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd.
Tata Power CEO and MD Anil Sardana said : “The project remains a marvel and is a fine example of world-class technology combined with innovations by the project team. Over the last 3 years, we have lit up millions of homes with electricity, and have touched even more lives with our dedicated team living up to the group philosophy of serving the society.”