Located in Vijayanagar, Karnataka, this plant consists of two separate business units, with a combined capacity of 860MW. The plant stands out as extremely efficient and has received several accolades from the Govt. of India.
The Vijayanagar plant comprises of two separate business units:
SBU I: This unit was commissioned in the year 2000. 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.
SBU II: This unit became operational in the year 2009. Running on imported coal and a blend of coal from other different sources that help boost cost effectiveness.
The Power to Empower
- SBU 1 consists of two units of 130MW each, which have become benchmarks for the Indian energy industry
- SBU II consists of two units with a generating capacity of 300MW each
- The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has rated the units as some of the most efficient plants in the country