Essar Power commissions second unit at Vadinar P2 power plant

Essar Power commissions second unit at Vadinar P2 power plant
 
Essar Power Ltd. announced that it has commissioned the second of two 255 megawatt units at its Vadinar Phase 2 (P2) power generation project in Gujarat.
 
The coal-fired Vadinar P2 plant, with a total 510MW capacity, is now fully commissioned, providing power and process steam to Essar Oil’s nearby Vadinar oil refinery, which has a capacity of 20 million tonnes per annum (4,05,000 barrels per day).
 
Naresh Nayyar, Chief Executive Officer, Essar Energy, explained, “The commissioning of the second unit at Vadinar P2 is an important step forward for our power business and also for the refinery given the positive impact this will have on margins.”
 
Essar Power’s installed generation capacity now stands at 3,310MW, an increase of 1,710MW over the past 12 months.

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