Pragati Power Corporation Limited is an undertaking of Government of NCT of Delhi. It was incorporated on 9th January,2001 to undertake power generation activities for supplying power to Delhi. It is one of the leading Undertakings of GNCTD, generating profits since inception and paying dividends regularly.It is presently having capital base of 2,019 crores and asset base of 3,319 crores. The projected asset base and revenue income of Company in the near future are 6,000 crores and 5,000 crores respectively. The first project undertaken by the company was 330 MW gas based CCGT which was fully commissioned in the year 2003-04. The station is presently operating at above 85% availability.PPCL is presently setting up a 1500 MW Gas Based CCGT plant at Bawana in North-West Delhi to augment the power generation at Load-Centre. Project is expected to fully commission by July 2011. PPCL is also proposing to put up a 750 MW Gas Based CCGT at Bamnauli in South-West Delhi. The project is expected to be commissioned in the year 2013-14.
To have reliable supply to the Capital City, a 330 MW combined cycle Gas Turbine Power Project was set up by PPCL on fast track basis. The plant consists of 2 x 104 MW GE Frame 9-E Gas Turbine Units commissioned in 2002 – 03 and 1 x 122 MW STG Unit commissioned in 2003 – 04. The station is using APM, PMT and R-LNG Gas, supplied by GAIL through HBJ Pipeline. The station is performing well and has achieved availability of more than 85%.
The power generation from the station is pumped to the adjacent 220kV Sub Station of Delhi Transco Limited and the entire power is supplied to the discoms of Delhi i.e. NDPL, NDMC, BRPL & BYPL. The Special features of the plant are as under: