JSW believes that employing the latest and best equipment lends a competitive edge. Which is why JSW Energy and JSW Steel entered into a Joint Venture Agreement with the renowned Toshiba Corporation of Japan to form Toshiba JSW Power System Private Limited, as early as 2008.
Its state of the art manufacturing facility at Ennore in Chennai was inaugurated in the presence of (Late) Selvi J. Jayalalithaa, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, and manufacturing commenced in 2011.
Highlights of the Company
- The company is incorporated with 75% shareholding by Toshiba Corporation Limited, Japan and 25% by JSW Group
- It aims to manufacture highly efficient supercritical Steam Turbines and Generators for thermal power plants, in capacities ranging from 500 MW to 1000 MW in India
- This supercritical technology will help reduce India’s coal consumption, and hence, its carbon footprint
- Its manufacturing facility has annual production capacity of 3000 MW, acting as a hub to serve global markets and Toshiba’s manufacturing base in Keihin, Yokohama
Winning from the Start
The Meja project was for the installation and supply of ancillary items of 2 660MW supercritical steam turbines and generators from Meja Urja Nigam Pvt. Ltd. (a JV company of NTPC & UP Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd)
The Harduaganj project, on the other hand, was for a full EPC project 1x660MW from UP Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd.