Essar Power Gujarat to set up 1200 MW coal based power project at Parodia in Jamnagar district of Gujarat as phase –I of the project. The land requirement for phase-I is 625 acres. Imported coal with sulphur content upto 1% and ash content upto 10% will be used as fuel. A jetty for handling coal is proposed at Salaya Creek. Coal will be transported from jetty to the plant site by closed pipe conveyor. Sea water to be used for the project.
Unit 1 is scheduled for commissioning in June 2012.