India Power

India Power Corporation Ltd. (IPCL), formerly known as DPSC Limited, incorporated in 1919, is an ISO-9001-2008 certified company set to become India's leading power generation and utility company. The company has actively forayed into a diversified portfolio, with renewable and conventional modes of power generation, distribution & power trading. The Company currently operates 95.2 MW of wind assets in Rajasthan, Gujarat and Karnataka, and has also developed a 2 MW grid connected solar power plant along with West Bengal Green Energy Development Corporation Ltd. in Asansol. In the conventional sector, the Company is setting up a 450 MW thermal power plant in Haldia, West Bengal and has also conceived thermal power projects in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh. The Company also owns and operates a distribution license in the region spread over 618 sq.km. in the coal-rich Asansol-Raniganj belt. It has been serving the area for nine decades providing critical survival power to the underground collieries of Eastern Coalfields Ltd., hospitals, government utilities, industrial and commercial consumers. The Company owns a coal based power plant having a generation capacity of 12 MW in Dishergarh. IPCL has always aimed at optimizing its distribution assets and creating benchmarks in efficiency by outperforming industry standards. As such, the T&D loss figures stand at less than 2.70% against the industry benchmark of 20% or more. Recent developments include the granting of the distribution franchisee for Gaya, Bodh Gaya, Manpur and its adjoining areas by The South Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited. India Power Corporation (Bodh Gaya) Limited has been formed to meet the needs of more than 1,00,000 consumers in these areas, with varied requirements including agricultural, commercial and domestic loads.