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January 27, 2022

GangaKhed Sugar Cogeneration Plant, India

By Carmen

GangaKhed Sugar Cogeneration Plant is a 30MW biopower project. It is located in Maharashtra, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 30 30 Active Maharashtra, India


The project is currently owned by Gangakhed Sugar and Energy.

The project generates 120,684MWh electricity thereby offsetting 150,029t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $46.491m.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Agricultural by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

The project consists of 1 turbine with 30MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in July 2010.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Reliance Energy Trading under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors Involved

Sunil Hitech Engineers was selected to render EPC services for the biopower project.

Thermax supplied steam boiler for the project. The boiler installed at the site has a capacity of 150TPH. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 540°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 111.45bar.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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