Pirpainti power station (CESC)
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The Pirpainti power station (CESC) is a proposed 2000 megawatt coal-fired power station at Pirpainti, Bhagalpur district, Bihar, India.
The map below shows the location of Pirpainti but not the exact location of the project.
In its annual report for the year to the end of March 2010 the Nalanda Power Company reported that "preparatory work" for the project "is in progress. Various approvals have been received relating to environment, water intake, construction of chimney etc. Application has been submitted to the State Government for both transfer of government land and acquisition of private land. Preparation of draft EIA report has been completed. Recommendation of CEA/MoP and subsequent decision of Standing Linkage Committee for long term coal linkage is awaited. Application for connectivity and long-term open access for power evacuation will be resubmitted in a new format as per the revised Regulations."
Location: Pirpainti village, Bhagalpur district, Bihar
Coordinates: 25.3236523, 87.4281878 (approximate)
Nameplate capacity: 2000 MW
Projected in service: 2017
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing: