GMR Warora Energy Limited

GMR Warora Energy Limited is a 600 megawatt (MW) coal plant in Maharashtra, India. The power station is close to Warora in Maharashtra. It was initially functioned by EMCO Energy, an auxiliary of the GMR Group. The two 300 Megawatt units were commissioned in 2013 itself.

GMR Warora Energy Limited is commissioned in March 2013. The approved capacity of the thermal power plant is 600 Megawatt. The installed capacity of the thermal power plant is also 600 Megawatt. The status of the Thermal Power Plant is Operational. The source of coal for the generation of power is from South Eastern Coal Fields Limited (SECL) coal mines, which is a part of Coal India Limited (CIL). The primary fuel used is Coal. The GMR Warora Energy Limited is owned and operated by the GMR Group. The Boiler, Turbine and Generator of the plant are manufactured by the Shanghai Electric Company, China. Also the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract was given to Shanghai Electric Company, China. The beneficiary states of the thermal power plant are Maharashtra and its neighbouring states.

The unit sizes of the thermal power plant are 600 Megawatt (300 Megawatt x 2 units). There are two units in operation and they are Unit 1 and Unit 2. The first unit is commissioned in March 2013 with an installed capacity of 300 Megawatt. Similarly the second unit is commissioned in September 2013 with also an installed capacity of 300 Megawatt. GMR Warora Energy Limited is completely tied up below long term Power Purchase Agreement for 200 Megawatt each with Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd, Dadar and Nagar Haveli Power Distribution Corp Ltd, and Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation. The Commercial Operation Date of first unit in the power station is March 2013 and the Commercial Operation Date of second unit was in September 2013. The plant got certifications like ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

How to Reach: GMR Warora Energy Limited is located in the Warora Growth Center village of Chandrapur district in the state of Maharashtra. You can arrive this thermal power station via Road, Rail or Air. Chandrapur is the nearest well connected city, which is located at about 46 kilometer away from the Warora Power Station. Warora Railway Station is the nearest railway station. Warora does not have an airport, and the nearest airport to Power Station is Sonegaon Airport, which is located at about 104 kilometre from Power Station.

Unit 1 – 300 Megawatt – March 2013

Unit 2 – 300 Megawatt – September 2013