Bhavnagar Coal Fired Power Plant is a 500MW coal fired power project. It is located in Gujarat, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2016. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Bhavnagar Energy.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant.

The project cost is $459.285m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in May 2016.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 500MW.

Contractors involved

MARG was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the coal fired power project.

Bharat Heavy Electricals was selected as the turbine supplier for the Coal fired project. The company provided 2 steam turbines, each with 250MW nameplate capacity.

Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied electric generator for the project.

Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied steam boiler for the project.

KEPCO Plant Service & Engineering is the O&M contractor for thermal power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2014, for a period of 16 years.

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About Bhavnagar Energy

Bhavanagar Electricity Company Limited (BECL) is a Company promoted by various Enterprises of Government of Gujarat to implement 500 MW Lignite based Power Project at Padva, Taluka Ghogha , Dist. Bhavnagar.


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