Suryachakra Power Corporation (SPCL) is the flagship company of Suryachakra Group with interests in Power generation – renewable energy (biomass, Solar, hydro) and coal based, Engineering and Consultancy and Urban infrastructure development activities.
The company is actively engaged in the generation of power in line with the National Policy.The Suryachakra Group is the first company in the private sector to dedicate power plants to the nation at Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The Group is committed to strive for excellence in the field of power generation through sustained leadership in the execution of quality power projects throughout the country. It is our endeavour to put to use the state-of-the-art technology in building highly cost effective power plants.
The company had set up 20 MW power plant in a remote area near Port Blair, in Andaman Islands at a cost of Rs 850 million and dedicated to the nation. The plant is in operation since April 2003. It has already notched up an annual turnover of Rs 1 billion. The company has conducted biomass assessment study and also the Detail Project Report (DPR). The company has also signed a MoU with Malaysian /Indonesian firms for import of woodchips & Empty Fruit Bunches.
Suryachakra had bagged the award to construct and operate a 20 MW Diesel based Power Plant in Andaman & Nicobar Islands by the A & N Administration. The project was awarded to Suryachakra in Competitive Bidding. Accordingly, the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) was signed by the Chief Secretary, Andaman & Nicobar Administration on behalf of President of India on 20th November 1997. The term of the PPA is for 15 years extendable three further periods of 5 years each. The A & N administration declared commercial operation date for the plant at Andaman and Nicobar with effect from April 1, 2003.
The project was funded by State Bank of India and SREI Infrastructure Finance Ltd. The equity was originally provided by Dr. S.M.Manepalli & Associates, Caterpillar and BSES Limited.
Suryachakra Power Corporation Limited is setting up of a 20 MW biomass based power plant in Navsari District, Gujarat. The company has conducted biomass assessment study report, submitted to Gujarat Energy Development Agency [GEDA]. In Principal approval received. The Company is accredited with ISO.9001: 2000 certification.
In 2009 the Companyacquired M/s. Suryachakra Power Venture Pvt. Ltd, one of its Group Companies, as wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.
Suryachakra Power Corporation Limited has established 3 wholly owned subsidiaries for setting up of renewable energy (biomass) power projects and also acquired 51% stake in Sri Panchajanya Power Private limited which is setting up a 9.8 MW Biomass Power Plant at Hingoli, Maharashtra.
The company is also pursuing acquisition of coal mines, trading, biofuel plantations and processing. SPCL is holding a Power Trading license by Central Electricity Regulatory Authority for carrying out inter state sale (trade) of power.
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