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The JSW Group is a part of the diversified O. P. Jindal Group. The JSW Group istelf has diversified interests in steel, energy generation, minerals and mining, aluminium, infrastructure and logistics, cement and Information Technology.
JSW Energy, a subsidiary of the JSW Group, is involved in all areas of power: Generation, Transmission, Distribution, Trading, and Mining in the States of Karanataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh. JSW Energy was incorporated in 1994, with the objective to develop, construct and operate power plants. The company has been in the business of power generation since 2000.
According to its website, "JSW Energy has 1730 MW of operational generating capacity and 1410 MW of generating capacity in the construction or implementation phase. In addition, it has power generation projects at an early stage under development with a proposed combined installed capacity of 11390 MW by 2015." JSW Energy plans to increase its power generation capacity more than sixfold to 11,390 megawatts by 2015, according to its website. JSW Energy's power generation projects are overwhelmingly fuelled by coal and lignite.