Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited
|Public Limited (subsidiary of GUVNL)|
|Predecessor||Gujarat Electricity Board (GEB)|
|Founded||Ahmedabad, India (May 1960 )|
|Headquarters||Vadodara , India|
Number of locations
|10 Power stations (2014) as of 2014-10-14|
|Parent||Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited|
Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) is a wholly owned subsidiary company of the Gujarat Electricity Board (GEB), which came into existence in August 1993 after the unbundling of the GEB. It is a power generation company working in the territory of Gujarat, India. It delivers electricity through four distribution companies – DGVCL, MGVCL, PGVCL and UGVCL.
Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited was incorporated in August 1993 with the objectives to mobilize resources from the market for adding to the generating capacity of Gujarat and improving the quality and cost of existing generation.
GSECL is involved in a wide spectrum of activities to improve the electricity infrastructure and generation of power in Gujarat and has the status of Independent Power Producer (IPP) with approval to undertake new power projects. The Company commenced its commercial operation in the year 1998.
GSECL was notified as State Generating Power Plant by Government of Gujarat on 29 May 2004 with the purpose of improving efficiency in the state’s electricity generation activities.
Power Stations under
|Name||Type of Fuel||Capacity (MW)|
|Ukai Thermal Power Station||Coal||1350|
|Gandhinagar Thermal Power Station||Coal||870|
|Wanakbori Thermal Power Station||Coal||1470|
|Sikka Thermal Power Station||Coal||240|
|Kutch Lignite Thermal Power Station||Lignite||290|
|Dhuvaran Gas Based CCPP||Gas||219|
|Utran Gas Based Power Station||Gas||510|
|Ukai Hydro Power Station||Hydro||300|
|Kadana Hydro Power Station||Hydro||242|
|Panam Canal Mini Hydro Power Station||Hydro||2|
GSECL is also serving Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited Hydro-electric project by O&M contract.