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The Project includes 2 Units of 525 MW each with total nominal capacity of 1050MW. The plant will use 4.864 million metric tons per annum (MMTPA) of domestic coal as fuel and 55 cusecs water from Maithon Reservoir. The project is 74:26 joint ventures between Tata Power and Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC). First initiative in public-private partnership in the area of generation. The Project Power will be evacuated through 400kV lines by PGCIL to benefit the States of Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal, Delhi, & Punjab.
India's first public private partnership TATA Power: DVC 74: 26 at Maithon is committed to deliver quality power at most competitive price. It is the zero discharge plant at Maithon site. This unit at Maithon started first 400kv switchyard for Tata power. We have started various initiatives for sustainability. Based on the recent Gallup survey, Maithon site has achieved Maximum Employee Engagement Index in Tata Power, 4.52.
We aim to provide safe and secure work environment with zero accident and safe work practices for our employees at Tata Power. In addition to incremental process improvements in our processes, we are also open to innovation setting benchmarking for breakthrough improvements. We have a strong focus on improving reliability of our plant in order to meet and exceed customer expectation and achieve customer delight.
MPL has announced commercial operations of all 2X525MW sized units of Maithon Right Bank Power Project by 24th July 2012 with U#2 COD declared. Unit 1 was commissioned in September 01, 2011, Unit 2 was commissioned in 24th July 2012.
Maithon Mega Power Project is the first of the PPPs that heralds the entry of 525 MW subcritical boiler technology in India, which is environment friendly and efficiently and first Green field project of private pub. This technology and the choice of unit sizes helps save fuel for the project and cut down Green House Gas (GHG) emissions up to 15% as compared to sub-critical coal-fired power stations.