Vedanta Ltd. power operations include a 2,400 MW (four units of 600 MW each) thermal coal-based commercial power facility at Jharsuguda with all four units currently operational. The Jharsuguda 2,400 MW power plant, operated at a lower Plant Load Factor (PLF) of 39% during FY 2014-15 due to lower market demand. However, during FY 2015-16 significant capacity is expected to be utilized internally, as we operate the plant for ramp-up of aluminium pot lines.
The company’s power business also include Talwandi Sabo Power Limited (TSPL), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Vedanta Ltd. TSPL had signed a power purchase agreement with the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) for the establishment of 1,980 MW (three units of 660 MW each) thermal coal-based commercial power facilities and one unit of 660 MW is operational while the second unit is under trial run and the third unit will be synchronized in FY 2015-16. The full ramp up will significantly increasing our commercial power volumes.
The power business also includes 270 MW power plant at BALCO’s Korba facility. Out of the two 300 MW units of the 1,200 MW Korba Power Plant destined for commercial power: one 300 MW unit is currently under trial run, and will be commissioned during Q1 FY 2015-16; the second commercial unit is expected to be commissioned during Q2 FY 2015-16.
We are one of the leading wind power producers in India with a capacity of 273.5 MW, commissioned by Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL), and we have a 100 MW power plant at MALCO Energy Limited situated at Mettur Dam in Tamil Nadu in Southern India.
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Talwandi Sabo Power Limited
Hindustan Zinc Limited
Talwandi Sabo Power Limited, Punjab, India
Korba Super Thermal Power Plant, BALCO, Chattisgarh, India
MALCO Power plant, MALCO, Tamil Nadu, India
Jharsuguda Power Project, Sterlite Energy Limited, Odisha, India
Where We Operate
Our Commercial Power generation business are located across
India which includes 2,400 MW Jharsuguda Power Plant in Odisha, 270
MW BALCO power plant in Chhattisgarh, 100 MW MALCO power plant in
Tamil Nadu and 274 MW HZL with power plants at various locations in
India. We are also setting up a 1,980 MW Talwandi Sabo power plant
in the state of Punjab.