GMR Group’s subsidiary - GMR Rajahmundry Energy has synchronized the first unit of combined cycle power plant at Vennagiri in Andhra Pradesh adding 384 MW capacity to the Andhra Pradesh grid.
The GMR Group is setting up the 2x384 MW capacity combined cycle power plant adjacent to its existing plant located at Vemagiri. The first unit has been commissioned in a record time of 24 months. The second unit is expected to be commissioned by February, 2012.
This GMR project was identified as a XI Plan project and accordingly was shortlisted for gas allocation by the Government of India. It is expected that gas will be made available to this project shortly.
The GMR Group is a Bangalore-headquartered global infrastructure major with interests in Airports, Energy, Highways and Urban Infrastructure. GIL is the holding company for the infrastructure business of the GMR group.