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JVPL's Vishnuprayag Power Plant Starts Functioning

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New Delhi: Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd (JPVL) on Saturday said its Vishnuprayag hydro power plant, which was temporarily shut down in June, has started functioning.

"Company's 400 MW Vishnuprayag Hydro Power Plant, which was temporarily shut down wef June 25, 2015, due to heavy rains and storm in Uttarakhand causing unprecedented flood in river Alakhnanda resulting in excessive silt and debris at Barrage, has resumed power generation wef evening of September 11, 2015," the company said in a regulatory filing.

JPVL is a part of the Jaypee Group. The group is poised to be a 13,470 MW power producer by 2019, according to the company's website.

On September 8, Sajjan Jindal-controlled JSW Energy had said that it will acquire Jaypee Group's Bina thermal power plant in Madhya Pradesh, even as it concluded previously announced deal to buy the cash-strapped group's two hydropower projects.



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