Raikheda power project is a proposed 1370 MW coal based thermal power project promoted by GMR Energy at Raipur district in Chhattisgarh, India.
Live Mint reported on 7 oct 2014 that
Bangalore-based infrastructure conglomerateGMR Infrastructure Ltd on Tuesday said the first 685 MW unit of GMR Chhattisgarh Energy Ltd’s (GCEL’s) 1370 MW supercritical coal-based thermal power plant at Raikheda in Chhattisgarh’s Raipur District achieved synchronization with the grid on 2 October.
GCEL is the GMR Group’s first supercritical coal-based thermal power plant. The unit used fuel oil to achieve the synchronization. The project was implemented by Doosan of Korea.
Work on commissioning GCEL’s secon
Sponsor: GMR Energy, and subsidiary of GMR Group
Location: Raikheda, Gaitra, and Chicoli villages, Tilda, Raipur district, Chhattisgarh
Coordinates: 21.4499182, 81.8524736
Status: Operating (Unit 1); Construction (Unit 2)
Capacity: 1370 MW (2 x 685 MW)
Projected in service: 2014 (Unit 1); 2015 (Unit 2)
Coal Source: Imported coal from South Africa until domestic coal linkage is obtained
- GMR Chhattisgarh Power Project, GMR Energy
- GMR Chhattisgarh Power Project, GMR Group website
- Work to begin by March on GMR’s Chhattisgarh project, ConstructionUpdate.com
- GMR operationalises first unit of Chhattisgarh supercritical thermal power plant, Live Mint, Oct 7, 2014