The plant is located in the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) area in Nagpur, Maharashtra. The project is being implemented by Vidarbha Industries Power Limited (VIPL), a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) and a subsidiary of Reliance Power.
The project comprising of two units of 300 MW each is fully operational and has commenced supplies under the Long Term Power purchase agreement to Reliance infrastructure Limited – Mumbai distribution licensee. The power generated from the project is being evacuated through the transmission networks of Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Limited .
The EPC contractor was Reliance infrastructure and Shanghai Electric Corporation, China, has supplied the Boiler,Turbine and Generator (BTG) for the power plant.
The project would be using coal as the primary fuel. Coal would be supplied by Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) and would be transported by the Railways. The water requirements for the power plant will be met from Vadgaon Dam on the Vena River in Nagpur District.
The chief minister of Maharashtra, Ashok Chavan laid the foundation stone of power project of Reliance Power.
- The power plant is based on sub critical technology
- This 600 MW power plant is one of the most compact power plants in the country.
Impact of Project on Environment
The construction phase of the project comprises various activities each of which may have an impact on some or other environmental
Project’s Social Welfare Plan
As in other projects, Reliance is committed to the social welfare of the local population