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Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd

  • Owns and operates hydroelectric power projects in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand
  • Net worth in fiscal year 2013-14 is reported to be Rs 6,345.05 crore (US$ 1.02 billion)
  • Poised to be a 13,470 MW power producer by 2019

Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd (JPVL), a part of the Jaypee Group was incorporated in 1994. The company owns and operates the 300 megawatt (MW) Baspa-II Hydroelectric Project at District Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh , 400 MW Vishnuprayag Hydroelectric project, at District Chamoli, Uttarakhand and 1000 MW Karcham-Wangtoo at District Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh. All the plants are run-of-the-river hydroelectric power projects.

The company is also implementing the 1320 MW (2X660 MW) super critical technology boiler pit head based Nigrie Thermal Project at District Singrauli in the state of Madhya Pradesh and has also subscribed 74 per cent of the equity capital of Jaypee Powergrid Ltd (JPL), developing a 214 km long power transmission project to evacuate power from the Karcham Wangtoo project.

The company through its subsidiary Jaypee Arunachal Power Ltd is implementing two projects in Arunachal Pradesh, the 2700 MW Lower Siang & 500 MW Hirong. JPVL has also extended into implementation Agreement with Government of Meghalaya to set up 270 MW Umngot and 450 MW Kynshi Stage -II hydro power projects.


Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd: Operating the largest hydroelectric power plant in the private sector in India

2015 Jaiprakash Power Ventures won Amelia North coal mine
2012 300 MW Baspa - II Hydropower project was been awarded the "Gold Shield for 2009-10" and "Silver Shield for 2010-11" by the Ministry of Power, Government of India in the category of "performance of hydropower stations".
2010 Changed its name from Jaiprakash Hydro-Power Ltd (JPHYDRO) to Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd (JPPOWER).
2005 The first ever public offer for buying stake in any private hydro-power company was done by Jaiprakash Hydro Power Ltd at the price of Rs. 33.45.
2003 Commencement of commercial production of the Power Plant (as notified by HPSEB)
1994 The company was incorporated.
India is the third-largest producer and second-largest consumer of electricity in the world and had an installed power capacity of 373.43 GW as of October 2020.