The Mahagenco (Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited - MSPGCL)bformerly known as MSEB ( Maharashtra State Electricity Board) is the major power generating company in the state of Maharashtra, Western India. With a total generation of 10,737 MW, it is the second largest power producing company in India. The power generated by Mahagenco is supplied to the State of Maharashtra. It was a part of MSEB until 06th June 2005.
It has been incorporated under Indian Companies Act 1956 pursuant to decision of Govt. of Maharashtra to reorganize Erstwhile Maharashtra State Electricity Board.
Mahagenco has the highest overall generation capacity and the highest thermal installed capacity amongst all the state power generation utilities in india. In terms of installed capacity, it is the second highest generation company after NTPC.
Mahagenco having generation capacity of 11237 MW comprising 7980 MW thermal, 2585 MW hydel and 672 MW gas turbine; was established by government of maharashtra under the central electricity act-2003 with the principal objective of engaging in the business of generation of electricity, & mahagenco produces cheapest power for consumers in state.
Mahagenco is committed to expanding the generation capacity to meet the ever-growing power supply need of maharashtra. The company is implementing a huge capacity addition programme.
Mahagenco generates power for more than 1,50,00,000 end consumers in Maharashtra at economical and affordable rates.
Mahagenco believes in quality management. All major thermal, hydel and gas turbine power stations have adopted the ISO 9001:2000 certification.
Mahagenco is an eco-friendly power generating company and has received certification under ISO:14001 and ISO:18001 for its major power stations at Chandrapur, Koradi, Khaperkheda, Nasik, Parli and at Koyna and Uran power stations also.
Mahagenco has a gross fixed asset base of Rs. 28346 crores (March 2014) with an annual turn over of about Rs. 16538 crores (March 2014).
Mahagenco is the only State Utility having a very well balanced generation portfolio involving thermal, hydel and gas stations. The first 500 MW plant to be installed in any State Utility belongs to Maharashtra.
Mahagenco has introduced latest technologies at its on going power projects.
Mahagenco is implementing R&M work of 210 MW unit at Koradi. Feasibility study for implementation of R&M work at Chandrapur, Koradi, Bhusawal, Parli & Nasik is also being carried out.
Mahagenco believes in conservation of natural resources. Towards this purpose, it has Ash Water Recovery System, Effluent Treatment Plant, which functions to international standards.
Mahagenco as a part of its commitment to the greener and cleaner world, has planted green belt all over available land in and around all power stations and power projects premises as well.
Mahagenco is a pioneer in utilization of Fly Ash. We alongwith Tifac run Fly Ash Utility awareness programme on a regular basis. The Fly Ash from our plants is used for a wide range of activities spanning agriculture to cement manufacture. Also use of Fly Ash for mine stoving is under trial. At present, our Fly Ash Utilization is about 64% and will reach to 100% within next few years.
Mahagenco strongly believes in continuous training and skill upgradation of its employees. We run training centres at Koradi and Nasik. Similarly, training sub-centres have been established at all major power stations. Mahagenco has pioneered the use of PC based Simulator for training generation engineers, both Within and outside the company.
Mahagenco has a strong commitment to community development. The company have its own policy for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and necessary funding is being provided for various development work in the vicinity of our all projects and in line with needs of local community. The company conducts and operate Recreation and Welfare Centres and also has its own Dispensary to ensure better health conditions of its employees.
Mahagenco have established its first of its kind centralized generation control room at corporate office for monitoring on-line real time parameters for economical load dispatch.
Mahagenco have recently introduced SAP-ERP system in its overall working.