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Vijaynagar Plant

Top-notch Efficiency from Down South

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

Resourcefulness Amplified

Ingenuity and technology are used to make the plant is a self-sustaining facility.

Great Power, Greater Responsibility

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  • Awarded the Bronze Shield by the Govt. of India in 2012-2013 and a Silver Shield for 2013-14 for meritorious performance in the power sector
  • Recognised as ‘The Energy Efficient Unit’ by CII-Godrej at the National Award for Excellence in Energy Management in 2014
  • Rated as the 2nd best in ‘Environment Performance’ in 2014 under the Green Rating Project (GRP) by Centre for Science and Environment
  • Awarded by CII-ITC for commendation for significant achievements under the Sustainability Awards in 2014
  • Other Certifications: The Vijayanagar unit is certified Quality ISO 9001:2000, Environment ISO 14001:2004, Occupational Health and Safety OHSAS 18001:2007 and Energy Management system ISO50001:2011.