Number of stranded plants.
combined capacity of stranded plants.
stranded due to shortage in supply of gas.
Rs 48,000 crore
combined debt of stranded plants - these have either been declared as non-performing assets (NPAs) or are undergoing Statutory Debt Restructuring (SDR).
Average cost per unit of electricity (kWh) generated by gas based plants, as compared to Rs. 1.92 for domestic coal based power.
117 million m3
daily gas requirement for all plants combined.
87 million m3
volume of daily gas supply allocated from domestic sources.
30 million m3
actual average daily supply during fiscal 2016-17, which caused the plants to operate at plant load factor of 23.
combined capacity of stranded/stalled plants in mid early 2015. The govt. launched the 'Scheme for Utilization of Stranded Gas Based Generation Capacity' wherein eligible plants could bid for assured supply of gas.
capacity revived across a total of 13 plants through a competitive reverse e-auction process in Sep 2015 that will assure daily supply of 13.5 million m3 of imported RLNG.