Maharashtra State Power Generation Company

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Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited
Type Government owned
Industry Electricity Generation
Founded June 6, 2005 (As MSEB was trifurcated)
Headquarters Flag of India.svg Bandra, Mumbai, India
Area served Maharashtra
Key people Shri Ajit Pawar Chairman , Shri Asheesh Sharma Managing Director
Products Electricity
Revenue Approx Rs. 7400 Crore
Employees 15000
Parent Government Of Maharashtra
Website Official Website

The Mahanirmiti (महानिर्मिती) or Mahagenco (Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited - MSPGCL) is the major power generating company in the state of Maharashtra, India.[1]

With a total generation of 10,737 MW, it is the second largest power producing company in India.[2] The power generated by MSPGCL is supplied to the State of Maharashtra.

It was a part of Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB) until 6 June 2005.[3]

The company has about 15,000 employees.

History[edit]

It has been incorporated under Indian Companies Act 1956 pursuant to decision of Govt. of Maharashtra to reorganize Erstwhile Maharashtra State Electricity Board.[4] Mahagenco has been incorporated in June 2005.

About MAHAGENCO[edit]

Mahagenco has the highest overall generation capacity and the highest thermal installed capacity amongst all the state power generation utilities in india. In terms of installed capacity, it is the second highest generation company after NTPC.

Mahagenco is the only State Utility having a very well balanced generation portfolio involving thermal, hydel & gas stations along with solar power plant. The first 500 MW plant to be installed in any State Utility belongs to Maharashtra.

Power Stations operated by MSPGCL[edit]

Thermal Power Stations Coal based[edit]

  1. Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station - 2340 MW.
  2. Koradi Thermal Power Station - 620 MW
  3. Khaparkheda Thermal Power Station - 1340 MW
  4. Bhusawal Thermal Power Station - 1420 MW
  5. Nashik Thermal Power Station - 630 MW
  6. Parli Thermal Power Station - 1130 MW
  7. Paras Thermal Power Station - 500 MW

Ongoing Thermal Power Projects[edit]

  1. Koradi Project U-8,9,10 - 3X660MW
  2. Chandrapur Project U-8,9 - 2X500MW
  3. Parli Project U-8 - 1X250MW

Thermal Power Stations Gas based[edit]

  1. Uran Gas Turbine Power Station - 4X108, 2X120 = 672MW

Hydro Power Stations[edit]

  1. Koyna Hydroelectric Project - 1,956 MW
  2. Ghatghar Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Power Plant - 250 MW
  3. Yeldari Dam
  4. Vaitarana Dam
  5. Surya Dam
  6. Tillari Dam, Chandgad
  7. Bhatghar Dam
  8. Veer, Maharashtra
  9. Bhatsa
  10. Bhira - 80 MW
  11. Panshet Dam
  12. Varasgaon Dam
  13. Pavana Dam
  14. Warna Dam
  15. Ujani Dam
  16. Manikdoh Dam
  17. Dimbhe Dam
  18. Kanher Dam

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Industries in Maharashtra may face `staggering' load shedding every week". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 
  2. ^ "www.powergenworldwide.com second largest power producing company in India". Powergenworldwide.com. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 
  3. ^ "MSPGCL subordinate engineers strike work for the day - India - DNA". Dnaindia.com. 2009-01-02. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 
  4. ^ "MAHAGENCO - Maharashtra State Power Generation Co. Ltd". Mahagenco.in. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 

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