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927 MW (as of Aug 2012). Gujarat has successfully crossed all these barriers. GUVNL was incorporated as a Government of Gujarat Company which holds 100% of shares in the other six companies i. over the last few years. Dakshin Gujarat Vij Company Limited (DGVCL). The GUVNL was created by the Gujarat Electricity Board (GEB) as its wholly owned subsidiary towards restructuring of the power sector for better management.e. However. Madhya Gujarat Vij Company Limited (MGVCL) and Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Limited (PGVCL). the state of Gujarat established the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) under the Companies Act. high transmission and Distribution 5/14 .1/10/14 Electricity scenario of the state of Gujarat | For the Changing Planet Electricity shortage Gujarat Power deficit Power supply position Renewable energy Indian power sector is facing challenges despite the significant growth in generation capacity over the past few decades. Uttar Gujarat Vij Company Limited (UGVCL). peak demand and energy shortages. Gujarat has become successful in securing its overall energy requirements with installed power generation capacity of 23. Institutional structure of power sector in Gujarat In the year 1999. Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited(GSECL). Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation Limited GETCO). 1956. low plant load factors and decreasing availability of best quality fuel to run the power plants. greencleanguide. The power situation in India is characterised by demand in excess of supply.

The GUVNL is engaged in Supervision. Co-ordination and facilitation of the activities of its six Subsidiary Companies.1/10/14 Electricity scenario of the state of Gujarat | For the Changing Planet Institutional structure of power sector in Gujarat All six companies are 100% subsidiaries of 6/14 . the peak demand-peak deficit in the state has decreased by Compound Annual Growth Rate of 31%. greencleanguide. Power supply-demand position in Gujarat As a result of growing installed power generation capacity.

greencleanguide. Year 2012 shows nearly zero percent deficit made Gujarat power sufficient. The power requirement and availability deficit in the state has been decreased by CAGR of 38%. Source: CEA Actual power supply position of the state of Gujarat has improved in the last seven years considerably.1/10/14 Electricity scenario of the state of Gujarat | For the Changing Planet Peak Demand and Peak Met in the State of 7/14 .

Source Solar Biomass Biogas Resource Solar Radiation 300 days 24 million tones 200 lakh cattle population (Dung avaible at 70% collection efficiency) 67 lakh hectare wasteland Energy Generation/Saving Potential 2/ day 5. “Gujarat’s overall integrated renewable energy potential is estimated to be around 748. Could generate 5. 20 April 2012). solar photovoltaic (SPV) wind hybrid excluding CSP at 240. Source: CEA Renewable energy scenario in Gujarat Gujarat is rich in solar energy. As per the Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA).36 GW. It is also the leading state in terms of overall solar energy installation in India.71 GW.” (ET.21 GW and biomass at 1. Gujarat’s potential for concentrated solar power (CSP) with water availability stands at 345. Gujarat government is positively looking towards renewable energy which reduces dependency on conventional fuel.1/10/14 Electricity scenario of the state of Gujarat | For the Changing Planet Actual Power Supply Position of the State of Gujarat. biomass and wind energy.0 kwh/m​ 900 MW of electric power could be generated to meet energy requirements of almost all villages in Gujarat.60 GW. Increasing power generation capacity in each year along with the growing share of Renewable energy in its total energy mix has made Gujarat a prominent destination for investment. greencleanguide. Table showing renewable energy potential of the state of Gujarat. only SPV excluding wind and CSP at 21. the state has tremendous renewable energy potential. Let’s hope for a similar model in other parts of the country.77 GW. Gujarat enacted the country’s first Wind Energy policy in 1993 and become the first state with a Solar Policy in 2009. only wind excluding solar potential at 139.6 -6.89 GW. As part of its renewable energy promotion policy.8 million families or generate electric power equivalent to 933 MW Could yield 67 million tones of Biomass which can sustain power generation to the order of 15000 MW 5000 MWe 9000 MWe 9000 MWe Biogas Energy Plantation Wind Tidal Coastline and hilly regions Gulf of Kachchh Gulf of Khambhat The economics time 8/14 .6 million cubic meter of biogas per day to cater cooking gas to 2. A study conducted by TERI.

Having major energy portion from conventional and some (possible) portion from renewables always help to utilize optimum energy potential from these sources. Tidal is not yet a proven & dependable source of energy. 2013 1:47 pm Thanks for your comment. the trees can be cut and used as fuel in thermal power stations. Renewable energy like wind and solar is though seasonal but can contribute considerably in the overall energy mix and also help to greenhouse gas emission reduction. Read more on Summary of Incentives and Subsidies for Renewable Energy Products by 9/14 . Reply Shailesh January 4. 2013 1:37 pm Wind energy is seasonal. Related posts: Electricity scenario of the state of Tamilnadu M NRE Solar Energy Centre to run a one week course on solar energy The Status of Solar REC Projects in M aharashtra Print Pocket Facebook 16 Google LinkedIn Reddit Digg Twitter 3 Tumblr StumbleUpon Pinterest Email 19 Comments V K Raman January 4. Need more information on solar energy development in Gujarat? Please click here. Its waste lands can be utilised for large scale planting of cashurina/eucliptus or other fast growing trees. greencleanguide. Solar can go off for a few days in a year due to monsoon clouds. In addition. Within 5 to 7 years. Is Gujarat’s lignite potency being fully used.1/10/14 Electricity scenario of the state of Gujarat | For the Changing Planet Please click here to view the list of solar power plant commissioned in Gujarat.

project developers may prefer solar projects from this year. 2012. Technically. Comment on your second question: Probably coal and natural gas would be the best options for conventional power generation. Reply greencleanguide. Both wind and solar energy projects are suitable on Gujarat soil. However. Now the same has been transferred to solar energy projects and this could be the reason behind inclination towards solar projects. Other RES like biomass and hydro can come up depends on resource availability.. wind energy project developer was eligible to take accelerated depreciation (AD) benefits. In addition. 2013 3:58 pm Comment on your first question. 2013 10:47 pm In reference to the data shown above i have few question. thereby engendering a socio economic transformation”.Considering present condition of Gujarat which Renewable Energy Source (RES) can be promoted for Future needs and why? 2).com/2013/01/01/electricity-scenario-of-the-state-of-gujarat/ 10/14 . Govt of Gujarat clearly mentioned “Productive use of the wastelands. 1).28/kWh for project availing AD and Rs. wind energy projects can give around 22-28% of PLF depends on site and solar can come up around 14-22% depends on the type of technology (Solar PV and CSP). tariff for the power purchased by utility/others from solar and wind energy projects is different – Solar (Levelized Tariff for 25 years is Rs 9.23 Rs. Source: GERC 2012 tariff orders for solar and Reply Tarun Dodhia January 16. 10.37/kWh for projects not availing AD + With 7% decline in FY14 and FY 15 respectively) and Wind (4. Please read relevant articles here http://greencleanguide. Solar Power Policy (2009) introduced by and http://greencleanguide.If there was no RES in Gujarat which conventional energy can be promoted and why? Reply Shailesh January 17.1/10/14 Electricity scenario of the state of Gujarat | For the Changing Planet growing biomass on wasteland and further its utilization for energy generation is also a best possible option in near future./KWh). Before March 31.

since in my collage wen ever m asked about my state for the status of electricity or power consumption i dint hav a solid shot report n an answer so i thought of makin it….com/2013/01/01/electricity-scenario-of-the-state-of-gujarat/ 11/14 . Gujarat government also provide good information on their respective official websites. 2013 11:34 pm n the report was not for my collage assignment or project… it was for my own research. You can also check various report on “Indian electricity sector” by planning commission of India (It’s available on their web site). 2013 10:19 pm For meeting the energy demand of Gujarat wat is the (approx) amount of Coal(in Tonnes per day or per year). 2013 greencleanguide. I suggest to visit Ministry of Petroleum. Oil(Barrels or Lits per day or per year). Natural gas(Cubic Meter per day or year) being used?? Reply Shailesh January 21.1/10/14 Electricity scenario of the state of Gujarat | For the Changing Planet Tarun Dodhia January 21. As soon as my report for Gujarat gets ready i will be happy to send it to u as a token of gratitude for ur help… Tarun Dodhia January 22. 2013 10:55 pm It seems like you are in need of data for your college project or assignment. Lignite(Tonnes per day or percyear). Reply Tarun Dodhia January 22. Shailesh January 22. 2013 10:50 pm thanx for the suggestion… i did check the site. n have also found the details to an extent. Ministry of Coal and Ministry of Power websites.

thanks Reply Shailesh April 9. I am also studying in this field. Please share your short report with us. Thanks for commenting here. 2013 12:18 pm Hey guys 2013 6:21 pm give me your report…. well Shailesh and Tarun could you share your details with me what do you do and where do you study ? my email address in parthpatel_28@hotmail. Reply amit patidar July 29. 2013 1:34 am Thanx a lot… for ur ans n time… Reply Parth Patel April 9. We will help you in every possible aspect of your research. Please visit my profile here http://greencleanguide.plz greencleanguide. 2013 1:38 pm Hi Parth. Tarun Dodhia January 18.1/10/14 Electricity scenario of the state of Gujarat | For the Changing Planet 11:42 pm That’s great 12/14 . this is a good discussion going on here. would like to hear from Please do subscribe to our website via email and also like us on facebook to receive each new updates on

Reply amit patidar July 29.1/10/14 Electricity scenario of the state of Gujarat | For the Changing Planet Reply Shailesh July 29. What kind of report you want? Please come up with specific requirements. it can support overall energy requirement but cannot displace conventional energy resources completely. We have more than 60% of total installed electricity generation capacity on coal and other fossil fuel greencleanguide. 2013 12:19 pm thought I am more on sustainable energy side. 2013 9:38 pm why coal and natural gas would be the best options for conventional power generation in gujarat…can u plz rpy me …its urgent Reply Shailesh August 13/14 . Thanks for commenting. 2013 12:44 pm In India. 2013 6:26 pm Hi.. Reply amit patidar July 29. 2013 9:35 pm i want report of convention and renewable status of india… Reply Parth Patel April 9. the contribution of Renewable energy is limited. In addition.

The uses of different form of electricity in the sectors of 14/14 . 2014 5:41 pm Can u please answer my questions :1. About Us Team Advertisement Essay Competition 2013 Write for us! Contact us search: search. Therefore to support growing energy need.transport and domestic household. Go © Copyright 2014 — For the Changing Planet. We have considerable coal reserves too... Reply Riya Ray January 5.Role of electricity in the development of the state in general Reply Add a Comment Enter your comment here. coal and natural gas might be the best options for conventional power generation..industry.1/10/14 Electricity scenario of the state of Gujarat | For the Changing Planet based power sources.Most abundant form of electricity used in Gujarat 2. 3. All Rights ReservedDesigned by greencleanguide..