India’s largest power utility, Tata Power (BSE: 500400) has synchronised an 800 MW unit at the country’s first Ultra Mega Power Plant (UMPP) at Mundra in Gujarat.
With the synchronisation of Unit No 5, the coal power generation capacity of Tata Power stands at 8,500 MW and the generation through clean sources such as hydro, wind and solar stands at 852 MW.
Mundra in Gujarat
It is the first of the UMPPs to use 800 MW super-critical boiler technology in India, which will have a significant impact in terms of reduced emissions.

Ultra Mega Power projects (UMPP) are a series of ambitious power projects planned by the Government of India to tackle power deficits that have disrupted the country and entail sthe creation of an additional capacity of at least 100,000 MW by 2012.

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