First Unit Of GMR’s Warora Plant Synchronized
Warora, 17th December 2012:
The first unit of GMR Group's 2X300 MW coal based power project at Warora, near Nagpur in Maharashtra, was successfully synchronized with the grid on 10th December 2012. This is Group's first coal-based power plant to be synchronized. Work on commissioning the second unit is in progress. The BTG supply for the plant is from Shanghai Electric, China. The project has been implemented on multiple packages concept. The project will primarily cater to part of power need of the western sector of the country.
About GMR Infrastructure Limited:
The Company is a Bangalore headquartered global infrastructure major with interests in Airports, Energy, Highways and Urban Infrastructure sectors. It has successfully employed the public-private partnership model to build a portfolio of high quality assets. The Company has 16 power generation assets of which 5 are operational and 11 are under various stages of implementation and 10 Road assets, of which 6 are operational and 4 are under construction. In the Airports sector, it has developed and commissioned the Greenfield International Airport at Hyderabad. The Company, besides operating the existing Delhi International Airport, has also built a brand new integrated terminal T3 which was commissioned in time for the Commonwealth Games in October 2010. It has also upgraded and is operating the Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. GMR Group is also committed to social development initiatives and executes these through its Corporate Social Responsibility arm, the GMR Varalakshmi Foundation which is present in 22 locations.
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For further information please contact
Awadhoot A. Pathak
Associate Manager – Corporate Communications
GMR EMCO Energy Limited
B-1, Mohbala Growth Centre, MIDC
Warora – 442 907.
P: 07176-202 504; M: +91 8390903676
Dr. Rohit Raaj Mathur
Associate Vice President – Corporate Communications
GMR Energy Limited
6-3-866/1/G2, Greenlands, Begumpet,
Hyderabad – 500 016.
P: 040-2341 0191 to 95.