Neyveli Lignite Corporation

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Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) is an Indian government owned mining company which operates the Neyveli Thermal Power Station and the Neyveli Lignite Mine.[1]

Proposed coal power stations and mines

As demand for electricity has grown rapidly, the Neyveli Lignite Corporation have proposed to build a number of new lignite and coal fired power stations and associated coal mines. These are the:

  • Gujarat Power Project is a proposed 500 megawatt (MW) coal plant of Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) in Gujarat state, India.[3]

Projects cancelled

In May 2011, NLC announced that it was cancelling previous plants to build a 2,000 MW power project in Orissa in a three-way joint venture with Mahanadi Coal Fields Ltd and Hindalco Industries. The company also announced it was cancelling a 1,000 MW power project in Madhya Pradesh with Northern Coalfields Ltd.[4]

Principal bankers

In its 2010/2011 annual report, NLC lists its "principal backers" as being:[5]

Contact details

Block - 1, Neyveli - 607 801,
Cuddalore District,
Tamilnadu.
Website: http://www.nlcindia.com/

Resources and articles

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References

  1. Neyveli Lignite Corporation, "Company Profile", Neyveli Lignite Corporation website, accessed November 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd: Directors Report", July 2010.
  3. "Neyveli Lignite to go alone on Gujarat power project," Sarkaritel.com, May 28, 2011.
  4. "Neyveli Lignite to go alone on Gujarat power project," Sarkari.com, May 28, 2011
  5. Neyveli Lignite Corporation, "Annual Report 2010-11", Neyveli Lignite Corporation, August 2011, page 1. (Pdf)