Meghavaram Kakarapalli power station

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Meghavaram Kakarapalli power station is a proposed coal plant in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Location

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Background

Meghavaram Kakarapalli power station is a 450 megawatt (MW) coal plant proposed by Meghavaram Power in Andhra Pradesh.[1] In December 2011, The Hindu reported that the plant had been placed on hold "because of agitations at Sompeta and Kakarapalli."[2]

Project Details

Sponsor: Meghavaram Power
Location: Kakarapalli village, Santhabommali Mandal, Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates: 17.484945, 82.494903 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Capacity: 450 MW (2 x 225 MW)
Type:
Projected in service:
Coal Type: 100% Indigenous coal or blend of 70% Indian coal with 30% imported coal
Coal Source: Indigenous coal: Mahanadi Coal Fields; Imported coal: unknown[1]
Estimated annual CO2: 2,661,165 tons[3]
Source of financing:

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