JSW Energy is a subsidiary of the JSW Group of industries. JSW Energy was incorporated in 1994 but began commercial operations only in 2000, with the commissioning of its first 260 megawatt (MW) thermal power plant at Vijayanagar, Karnataka. Since then, the company has grown rapidly in terms of both size and scope.
The Vijayanagar plant produces 860 MW of power. The company has set up a 1,200 MW imported coal-based thermal plant in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. Their subsidiary Raj WestPower Ltd operates the 1,080 MW lignite-based thermal power plant in Barmer, Rajasthan. The company has also identified projects which are under implementation and development phase in Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Rajasthan.
JSW Energy is one of the most efficient power generation companies in India. Their plants are the industry benchmark for the high plant load factor achieved, which is a measure of efficient capacity utilisation.
JSW Energy: A Top Ranked Indian Power Generation Company
|2013||Commissions all eight units of Barmer Plant|
|2012||Vijaynagar Power Plant is awarded the Best Operating Power Plant by the Ministry of Power|
|2011||Fully commissions Ratnagiri Plant|
|2009||Begins operations of two units of SBU-II|
|2007||Launches Ratnagiri Plant|
|2000||Commissions SBU-I of Vijaynagar Plant|
Updated: September, 2014