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Vijayanagar plant

JSW Energy’s power generating plant at Vijayanagar, Karnataka has a combined capacity of 860MW. The Vijayanagar plant is a champion of the belief in efficient business practices. It stands out as an extremely efficient power plant, and has been consistently receiving accolades from the Government of India for its meritorious performance.

The Vijayanagar plant comprises of two separate business units

SBU I: Consists of two units of 130MW each, commissioned in 2000. The plant is designed to operate on dual fired boiler using imported coal and waste gas generated from the JSW Steel plant in Vijayanagar. It is the first of its kind in India which is operating on multi fuel technology of any combinations. The 2X130MW units have set standards for the rest of the country in the area of operation. The units have emerged as some of the most efficient operating plants in India and maintain the highest standards in the power sector.

SBU II: Comprises two units of 300MW each, which became operational in 2009. The units run on imported coal. For operational efficiency, they use a blend of coal from different sources that help boost cost effectiveness. The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has rated the units as some of the most efficient plants in the country.

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Awards and Recognition

The Ministry of Power, Government of India has recognized and conferred the Vijayanagar plant with their most prestigious award for the seventh time consecutively since 2006-07. The Plant bagged Gold Shield for SBU-I (2 x 130 MW) for two consecutive years 2011-12 and 2012-13 from the Ministry of Power, Govt. of India, in the category of "Performance of Thermal Power Stations" for meritorious performance in the Power Sector. It also got Bronze shield for SBU-II (2 x 300 MW) for the year 2012-13 in the same category.

The plant also received two prestigious awards from the Karnataka Government for Best Safe Boiler.

Quality Certification

All four units at Vijayanagar are ISO (ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:2004) and OHSAS (OHSAS 18001:2007) and (ISO 50000:2011) certified.

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