Lodhivali is a small Village in Khalapur Taluka in Raigad District of Maharashtra State, India. It comes under Mohopada - Wasambe Panchayath. Plant is located 56 KM towards East from District headquarters Alibag. 58 KM from State capital Mumbai
Lodhivali is surrounded by Karjat Taluka towards north, Pen Taluka towards west, Maval Taluka towards East, Panvel Taluka towards west.
Nearest Railway Stations: Aapta, Karjat & Panvel Stations
Year of establishment
Plant was installed on the Tata Power Transmission plot, where Tata Power had an abandoned transmission camp. The plot then converted into NA & MIDC for set up of power plant in 2006-07.
Present set up
- 4 x 10.56 MW Diesel Generator sets
- Total 40 MW Plant capacity
- Dual Fuel conversion carried out to enable to run the machines on Fuel + Gas
- Gross Capacity 42.24 MW
Photos taken during construction stage
It was established in the year 1951
- D.G. Building consisting of Main shed 23mx 45m with maintenance bays on either side, Crane Gantry.
- 4x10 MW DG Foundations
- RCC Raw water tank.
- Chimney Foundation(Chilled Concrete, 560m3, single pour)
- Tank Foundations.
- Retaining walls.
Photos depicting MD Mr. Prasad Menon’s visit to the plant
- In 2006, Sulzer France make second hand Heavy Furnace Oil (HFO) based DG sets were bought from China & were transported to Bhivpuri from JNPT sea port.
- In 2007-08, four of the DG sets & related auxiliaries were shifted to Lodhivali for installation & commissioning
- Due to statutory approvals, project got hold up in 2008
- In 2010, management decided to convert these HFO based DG sets into dual fuel (Natural Gas + Liquid Fuel) & complete the project
- Transfer of additional land from GoM in 2010, helped to get all the Statutory approvals
- On October 3rd, 2011, Tata Power Declared commissioning of last machine to Chief Engineer - MSLDC