Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. said on Friday that a 135MW unit at its Raigarh power plant in Chhattisgarh has started commercial production from 1 January.
The steel and power producer is setting up 10 units of 135 MW each, four in Raigarh and six units at Angul in Orissa. Of these, three have been commissioned at Raigarh and one at Angul.
It is currently implementing thermal power capacity expansion of 2,400MW in Chhattisgarh and 1,980MW in Jharkhand. It is also implementing 6,100MW of hydro power in Arunachal Pradesh.
The company also plans to add 2,640MW in Jharkhand and 1,320MW in Orissa. Currently, it has a generation capacity of about 1,000MW but plans to expand this to 11,480 MW by March 2020.