A section of beleaguered gas-based power producers has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi against the special favours being given to Ratnagiri Gas and Power (RGPPL) — previously Dabhol Power.
GAIL India will invest.Rs 1,000 crore on the liquified natural gas terminal at the Ratnagiri Gas and Power Private (RGPPL) to make it an all-weather port by 2019, said BC Tripathi, chairman, GAIL.
Ratnagiri Gas and Power Projects Ltd (RGPPL) (or the erstwhile Dabhol Power Project) in Maharashtra has started supply 500 mw power to Railways, thanks to an agreement it signed recently with Railways for supply of 500 MW power to Railways at fixed price for five years starting from midnight of 31st March.
The RGPPL project is more popular as the erstwhile Dabhol power project that has suffered consistent issues despite the government working on its revival from time to time.
The Indian Railways has agreed to continue to purchase 500 MW power from the stressed gas based power project–Ratnagiri Gas and Power Pvt. Limited (RGPPL) power plant from April 1, 2017 and for a period of five years.
Ratnagiri Gas and Power Pvt. Limited (RGPPL) has started generation of power under the scheme of Utilization of gas based power generation capacity for the year 2015-16 and 2016-17
In his written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, the minister said that Ratnagiri Gas and Power Pvt. Limited (RGPPL) has started generation of power under the scheme utilization of gas-based power generation capacity for the year 2015-16 and 2016-17.