Jhanor-Gandhar Thermal Power Station

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Jhanor-Gandhar Thermal Power Station
Jhanor-Gandhar Thermal Power Station is located in Gujarat
Jhanor-Gandhar Thermal Power Station
Location of Jhanor-Gandhar Thermal Power Station
Country India
Location Bharuch, Gujarat
Coordinates 21°46′48″N 72°58′45″E / 21.78000°N 72.97917°E / 21.78000; 72.97917Coordinates: 21°46′48″N 72°58′45″E / 21.78000°N 72.97917°E / 21.78000; 72.97917
Status Operational
Owner(s) NTPC
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Natural gas
Power generation
Units operational 3 X 131 MW
1 X 255 MW
Nameplate capacity 648 MW

NTPC Jhanor-Gandhar is a gas-based power plant run by National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), located at Urja Nagar, in Bharuch district in the Indian state of Gujarat. In the Gujarat state, the first mosque was established in Jhanor-Gandhar. Gujarat state The power plant its gas from the Gandhar Gas field, and water from the Narmada river. The site is about 18 km north-east of Bharuch City.The plant is a base load, combined cycle power plant. The waste heat from the outlet gases of gas turbine is used to heat water in waste heat recovery boiler (WHRB) of Kawasaki make and subsequently run the steam turbine. The gas turbine capacity is increased to 144.3 MW by injecting de-mineralised water into the combustion chamber. The plant capacity is 657.39 MW (144.3*3+224.49) MW. The plant receives natural gas from Gujarat State Petronet Corporation Ltd (GSPC) and Gas Authority of India Ltd. (GAIL). The power transmission is at 220 kV and 400 kV.[1]


Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning GT / ST
1st 1 131 1994 March GT
1st 2 131 1994 March GT
1st 3 131 1994 May GT
1st 4 255 1995 March ST
Total 4 648