Amarkantak Thermal Power Project

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Amarkantak Thermal Power Project is an existing 600 megawatt coal fired plant near Pathadi Village on Korba-Champa State Highway in Chhattisgarh, India.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the location of the plant in Pathadi village, Korba district, Chhattisgarh, India.

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Background

Stage I of the plant, which is owned by Lanco, comprises two 300 megawatt generating units which were commissioned in 2009 and 2010.[1][2] Lanco sought and gained part funding for the project from the International Finance Corporation.[3]

Lanco has also proposed Stage II comprising two 660MW which are currently under construction.[1]

Stage I

  • Unit 1 - 300 MW - 2009
  • Unit 2 - 300 MW - 2010

Stage II

  • Unit 3 - 660 MW - 2013
  • Unit 4 - 660 MW - 2014

Project Details for Stage II Expansion

Sponsor: Lanco
Location: Pathadi village, Korba district, Chhattisgarh
Coordinates: 22.238975, 82.716959 (exact)
Status:

  • Unit 3: Under construction
  • Unit 4: Under construction

Nameplate capacity:

  • Unit 3: 660 MW
  • Unit 4: 660 MW

Type: Supercritical
Projected in service:

  • Unit 3: 2013
  • Unit 4: 2014

Coal Type:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2: 7,806,085 tons
Source of financing:

Contact details

Village-Pathadi, P.O-Tilkeja,
Korba 495 674 Chhattisgarh, India
Phone No. +91-7759-279 938/ 915

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lanco, "Amarkantak Power Project", Lanco website, accessed February 2012.
  2. MONTHLY REPORT ON BROAD STATUS OF THERMAL POWER PROJECTS IN THE COUNTRY, Ministry of Power, February 2012
  3. "Lanco Amarkantak Thermal Power Station: Summary of Proposed Investment", International Finance Corporation website, accessed February 2012.

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