Adani Power today claimed that its thermal unit at its 4,620 MW Mundra power plant has created a national record by running continuously for 600 days and generating 4,142.56 units of electricity.
A unit of NTPC’s Vindhyachal power plant ran for 559 days previously, Adani Power said in a statement, citing industry data. At the time of going to press, the unit is still operational and continues to create a new generation record, it said.
A comprehensive operational excellence and maintenance programme was institutionalised at all the plants to improve availability and reliability of the units and it has resulted in the uninterrupted operation of unit 4 for 600 days, the company said.
“The continuous operations of the thermal unit without any interruption for such a long time is a huge feat considering the complexity of technology and scale of operations involved in it.
“This goes out to reflect our commitment towards nation building by providing quality uninterrupted power supply. Given the performance track record, we are confident of achieving many such accomplishments in the coming future,” said Gautam Adani, Chairman, Adani Group in the statement.
“A comprehensive Operational Excellence and Maintenance Programme has been institutionalised at all our plants to improve availability and reliability of the units and this has resulted in the uninterrupted operation of Unit 4 for 600 days.
“Strict adherence to standard operating procedures, systematic skill development of operations team through training, knowledge sharing and implementation of best in class maintenance processes and technology were the key factors which have resulted in this achievement,” Vneet Jaain, CEO, Adani Power said.
The Mundra power plant operates nine units out of which five are supercritical units of 660 MW each and four are sub-critical units of 330 MW each taking the total generation of the power plant to 4,620 MW. Danny Shelton JerseyShare This