from the Notice to Proceed (NTP) to the EPC contract
Plan for a 156 MW, two 52 MW Gas Turbine (GT8C2), one 52MW Steam Turbine and two Heat Recovery Steam Generator - Combined Cycle Power generation project takes shape.
Association with other state sector companies and central sector PSUs like KRIBHCO & GAIL
Alstom Power India awarded with EPC for the plant
The plants made available both as modularised, pre-engineered packages (for this low-gestation project)
Development for a 156 MW, two 52 MW Gas Turbine (GT8C2), one 52MW Steam Turbine and two Heat Recovery Steam Generator-Combined Cycle Power generation project begins at Surat
Put in place - electrical equipment, instrumentation and control system, and other necessary plant equipment as well as the HV switchyard
30th Sept, 2001. Successful initial test firing and synchronizing of the first Gas Turbine.
1st Dec, 2001. Plant operational in open cycle mode
"The Plant in Combined Cycle mode (156 MW) is commercially operational since 1st June 2002."