Thursday, 22 November 2018

Supply shortage leaves 14 GW of India's gas-fired capacity ‘stranded’

Dabhol power plant (1,967 MW) near Mumbai Dabhol power plant (1,967 MW) near Mumbai

More than half of India’s installed 25 GW of gas-fired power generation lies idle, with the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) identifying  about 14 GW capacity as ‘stranded,’ of unutilized. These plants had been built based on government assurances of regasified LNG supply, which did not materialize.

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