CSE and its team of expert advisors approached Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (UPRUVNL) – state generation company for Uttar Pradesh (UP) to participate in its assessment process. As UPRVUNL found this as an opportunity to identify the present status and chart out steps for the future, they volunteered to participate.
We adopted a three pronged strategy to conduct the assessment of the power stations –
Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (UPRVUNL) is one of the largest state-owned thermal power generating company in India. The company has a coal based capacity of 5.78 GW, and is in the process of adding 3.3 GW of super critical capacity. Also, 40% of the state genco’s capacity is more than 25 years old, and has already undergone Life Extension (LE) and Renovation and Modernization (R&M). This exacerbates the implementation bottlenecks.