Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project

Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project (Mundra UMPP) is a subbituminous coal-fuelled power plant in Tunda village at Mundra of Kutch district in the state of Gujarat in India. The coal for the power plant is sourced chiefly from Indonesia. The source of water for the purpose of cooling in the thermal plant is from sea near the Gulf of Kutch. The power plant is owned and operated by the Tata Power.

Mundra Ultra Mega Power Plant is commissioned in between the period from 2012 to 2013. The Approved Capacity of this thermal power plant is 4000 Megawatt. Also the installed Capacity of this thermal power plant is 4000 Megawatt. The status of this power plant is Operational. The primary fuel used in the thermal power plant is Coal. The source of coal for the production of power from Mundra Ultra Mega Power Plant is from Tata’s coal mines in Indonesia. The type of technology used in this thermal power plant is super critical boiler technology. The owner of this thermal power plant is Tata Power.

The beneficiary states of this thermal power plant are Gujarat, Rajasthan and Maharashtra in west India & Haryana and Punjab in north India. The Unit sizes of this thermal power plant were five units of 800 Megawatt each. There are 5 units in operation and they are from Unit 1 to Unit 5. The first unit is commissioned in March 2012 with an installed capacity of 800 Megawatt. After that the second unit is commissioned in July 2012 with an installed capacity of 800 Megawatt. The third unit is commissioned in October 2012 with an installed capacity of 800 Megawatt. The fourth unit is commissioned in January 2013 with an installed capacity of 800 Megawatt. Finally the fifth unit is commissioned in March 2013 with an installed capacity of 800 Megawatt.

How to Reach: Mundra Ultra Mega Power Plant is located in the Tunda Wand village of Mundra Tehsil in Kutch of Gujarat. You can arrive this Thermal Power Plant via Road, Rail and Air. The driving distance from Mundra city to Tunda Village is about 23 kilometers.

Unit 1- 800 Megawatt – March 2012

Unit 2- 800 Megawatt- July 2012

Unit 3- 800 Megawatt- October 2012

Unit 4- 800 Megawatt- January 2013

Unit 5- 800 Megawatt- March 2013