Maharashtra State Power Generation Company

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Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited
महानिर्मिती
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
Ajit Pawar Chairman , Shri Ashish Sharma Managing Director
Products Electricity
Revenue Approx Rs. 7400 Crore
Number of employees
15000
Parent Government Of Maharashtra
Website Official Website

The Mahanirmiti (महानिर्मिती) or Mahagenco (Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited - MSPGCL)formerly known as MSEB ( Maharashtra State Electricity Board) is the major power generating company in the state of Maharashtra, Western 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 Mahagenco is supplied to the State of Maharashtra. It was a part of Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB) until 06th June 2005.[3]

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. Mahagenco has been incorporated in June 2005.[3]

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 National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPCL).[4] 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 Mahagenco[edit]

Thermal Power Stations Coal based[edit]

Operational
  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
Planned / Under Development
  1. Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station Project U-8,9 - 2X500MW
  2. Koradi Thermal Power Station Project U-8,9,10 - 3X660MW [5]
  3. Parli Thermal Power Station Project U-8 - 1X250MW

Thermal Power Stations Gas based[edit]

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

Hydro Power Stations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Industries in Maharashtra may face `staggering' load shedding every week". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 20 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Supercritical equipment award from India’s second largest electricity generator". Retrieved 20 April 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Super User. "Our History - Maharashtra State Power Generation Co. Ltd.". Retrieved 20 April 2015. 
  4. ^ Nitin Gonnade. "About Us - Maharashtra State Power Generation Co. Ltd.". Retrieved 20 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "New Koradi power unit boiler fired". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 April 2015. 

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