Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project involves the construction and operation of a 1,095 megawatt gas-fired combined-cycle power plant at Surat District, Gujarat. The power plant will be fueled on natural gas to be supplied under a long-term gas supply agreement. The Project will sell power to Surat Electricity Company Limited (SEC), Ahmedabad Electricity Company Limited (AEC), and Power Trading Corporation of India Limited (PTC) under long-term power purchase agreements. The Project is expected to begin commercial operations in November 2006, with full completion in November 2007. The Project is being sponsored by the Torrent Group. Torrent Power Generation Limited (TPGL), a special purpose company, has been established to implement the Project. Read More

Country India
Project Number 38907-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers 7203
Approval Date 25 Nov 2004
Geographical Location Surat
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Conventional Energy
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Private sector development
Safeguard Categories Environment: A



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Kurumi Fukaya
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Private Sector Operations Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Infrastructure Finance Division 1

PDS Creation Date
08 Aug 2006

Last PDS Update
18 Sep 2007