Lucknow/ Noida, March 31, 2016: The Lalitpur Power Generation Co. Ltd. (LPGCL), part of the Bajaj Group, has set up a 3x660 MW Power Plant at Lalitpur in Bundelkhand (UP). It successfully synchronised its third Unit of 660 MW today. The first and second units of 660 MW each were commissioned in September 2015 and January 2016, respectively and have already achieved full load capacity. With successful synchronization of the third Unit of 660MW, all the three Units have been synchronised within one financial year 2015-16, which is a record in itself. The gap between Unit 1 and 2 has been just 3 months, which is a landmark achievement. The third Unit is likely to attain full load within a short period.
This Unit is planned for commissioning shortly, which will result in attaining full capacity generation of 1980 MW at the Lalitpur Power Plant. This will then be the biggest thermal power plant dedicated to Uttar Pradesh.
The Bajaj Group with total revenues of USD 3.25 billion and an assets base of USD 4.4 billion has interests in Power, Sugar, Ethanol, Real Estate, Personal Care Products and Infrastructure. The group’s power venture includes Bajaj Energy Private Ltd, with 450 MW thermal power generation commissioned in 2012 and the Lalitpur Power Generation Co. Ltd. with a total of 1980 MW thermal power generation capacity of which the first and second units of 660 MW each was commissioned in September 2015 and January 2016, respectively and the third unit of similar capacity was synchronised today.