Mulwad (Bijapur Luxor) power station

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Mulwad power station is a proposed 1320 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station near Mulwad (or Mulvad) village in Karnataka state, India.

Location

The map below shows where the project will be built in the village of Mulwad, according to Luxor Energy.[1]

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Background

The project is sponsored by Luxor Energy.[2]

According to Luxor Energy, the plant will use a mixture of indigenous (70%) and imported (30%) coal. Indigenous coal will be sourced from Coal India; imported coal will be from South Africa, Indonesia, and Australia. Coal will be transported to the site by rail. Water will be sourced from the Krishna River at Almatty Dam. The project is more than a km south of Mulwad village, and the company states that there are "no Homestead oustees."[1]

The project received a terms of reference in 2011.[3]

Since then the project has not received environmental clearance, and appears to be abandoned.

Project Details

Sponsor: Luxor Energy
Location: Mulwad village, Basavana Bagewadi taluk, Bijapur district, Karnataka
Coordinates: 16.554453, 75.729033(exact)[1]
Status: Cancelled
Nameplate capacity: 1320 MW (2 x 660 MW)
Type: Supercritical
Projected in service:
Coal Source: Mixture of domestic (70%) and imported (30%) coal. India coal will be sourced from Coal India; imported coal will be from South Africa, Indonesia, and Australia.[1]
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Permits and applications: Terms of reference, India MoEF, Feb 11, 2011

Resources and articles

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Project Details," Luxor Energy website, accessed February 2011
  2. Luxor Energy, "About Us", Luxor Energy website, accessed August 2014.
  3. Terms of reference, India MoEF, Feb 11, 2011

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