GSPC Pipavav Power Co to set up 1050 MW NG/LNG based Combined Cycle Power Project at Kovaya in Amreli district of Gujarat. The land requirement for the project is 125 ha out of which 114 ha belong to farmers and remaining 9 ha is Govt. land. The LNG requirement is estimated as 1.2 MMTPA. The water requirement is estimated as 1,28,808 m3/day, which will be obtained from sea. The total project cost is estimated at Rs. 33780 million. Tata Consulting Engineers have been appointed as consultant for the project.
The first phase of 350 MW is in advanced stages of commissioning, as it was scheduled to be commissioned during May 2011, but delayed due to road accident of GE turbines during transport. The next phase is likely to be completed by December 2011.