Raichur Power Corporation is planning a coal-based super critical power project in dist. Raichur, Karnataka.

Thermal Power generation

Status: Planning Stage
Promoter: Raichur Power Corporation, a JV between Karnataka Power Corporation & Bharat Heavy Electricals
Project: Plans a coal-based super critical power project
Capacity: 800 MW
Location: Village Edlapur, dist. Raichur, Karnataka.
Project Cost: The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 88,062.3 million
Project Details: This is an expansion of the Raichur TPP by addition of 800 MW and would generate 5957 MU of energy annually. According to MoEF sources, 382 million tonnes of coal to KPCL has been allocated in Deocha-Pachami Coal Block in West Bengal which has a total reserve of 2012 million tonnes. The blended coal 2.92 MTPA [Indigenous coal of 2.044 MTPA (70%) and imported coal is 0.876MTPA (30%)] will be used for the proposed TPP. Edlapur TPS is proposed to be commissioned in 51 months from zero date. Imported coal would be utilized. Coal would be transported by rail for the entire route from mines to power plant site.
Current Status: Clearances for the project are received from Airports Authority of India & Archaeological Survey of India, Health & Family Welfare Department and Fisheries Department, GoK. The project is waiting for environmental clearance. Work will commence after receipt of clearances from MoEF.

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