India Power Corporation Limited(IPCL) embarked upon its journey in year 2003 to develop power projects in the conventional as well as renewable energy sector. The Company forayed into operations by developing wind power plants in the states of Karnataka and Gujarat in year 2006 having a combined capacity of 35.2 MW. During the last decade, the Company has embarked upon a journey towards creation of a sustainable green environment as an achievement-oriented and customer-focused private utility entity, committed to contribute to energy requirements of the country. Towards its commitment to create a green environment, IPCL has also commissioned 60 MW wind farms in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan during 2012.
In year 2008, the Company conceived its Haldia Project, which is a 3 X 150 MW thermal power plant to cater to the power requirements of Bhaskar Silicon Private Limited, the prestigious solar PV project. Haldia project is now in construction stage with EPC undertaken by Bharat Forge and BTG package ordered to BHEL. The project is expected to start its commercial production from 2013.
The Company added another feather to its cap during 2010 by gaining management control in DPSC Limited, one of the oldest power distribution utility in India. DPSC has been in operations since 1919, serving to the domestic and industrial needs in Asansol-Ranigunj belt in West Bengal. The current load of the Company is around 250 MVA and its customers include the Eastern Coalfields Limited, State Electricity Board, DVC, Railways, Hospitals and so on. The Company has supporting generation units at Dishergarh and Chinakuri of 12 MW and 30 MW respectively. With the management expertise and vision of India Power Corporation, DPSC has now started a robust operational expansion, aimed towards integrating the growing power needs of West Bengal and its neighboring states. The Company has conceived 2 X 270 MW thermal project at Raghunathpur, Purulia with the requisite land already being allotted by West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation for the first phase.
India Power Corporation has also conceived thermal power projects to the tune of 1320 MW each in the States
of Gujarat and Bihar and 660 MW in Madhya Pradesh and has signed MOU with the respective Governments in this