Hathneora Captive Power Plant

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Hathneora captive power station is a 162.5-megawatt (MW) captive coal-fired power plant in Chhattisgarh, India. An additional 425 MW is proposed at the same location.

Location

The project is located on the site of the Prakesh Industries steel plant near Hathneora, in the Janjgir Champa district of Chhattisgarh.

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Background

Prakash Industries is a mining, steel, and power company. The steel plant at Hathneora village currently operates 199.5 MW of power capacity, including a 37 MW waste heat recovery cogenerator and a 162.5 MW captive coal-fired power plant. Prakash Industries has proposed setting up a new 500 MW (2×100 MW + 2×150 MW) captive power station at village Hathneora in Champa Taluk, next to the company's Integrated Steel Plant. Commissioning is planned for 2016-2019. A terms of reference was issued in 2011 and extended in 2014.[1] An application for environmental clearance was submitted in January 2015.[2]

As of December 2017 the project has yet to receive clearance toward construction.

Project Details for New Units

Sponsor: Prakash Industries
Location: Hathneora village, Champa taluk, Janjgir-Champa district, Chhattisgarh
Coordinates:22.0035383, 82.6689005 (exact)[1]
Status: Pre-permit development
Capacity: 500 MW (2 x 100 MW, 2 x 150 MW)
Type: Subcritical
Projected in service: 2019[1]
Coal Type:
Coal Source: Domestic and imported
Source of financing:
Permit and applications:

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 EIA, Prakash Industries, January 2014
  2. India MoEF website, accessed Aug 2015

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