Spectrum Power Generation

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Spectrum Power Generation is an Indian power generation company which operates a 208 megawatt gas-fured power station near Komaragiri village in Kakinada, a port city in Andhra Pradesh.[1]

Coal-fired expansion plan morphs into gas project

A February 2009 Ministry of Coal document indicated that Spectrum Power Generation were considering a second coal-based phase at the site of their existing plant. Stage II of the plant, the document stated, could be a 1,320 megawatt plant comprising two 660MW generating units. Coal for the project is indicated as being sought from Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, a Coal India subsidiary.[2] In July 2011 the project was still listed by the Ministry of Coal as a pending application.[3]

A 2010 document by Spectrum Power Generation indicates that the proposed project is now planned to be a 1,350 MW gas-fired project.[4] On its website, Spectrum also refers to the project as being a gas-fired power station.[5]

Contact details

Spectrum Power Generation Limited
Plot No.231, 8-2-293/82/A/231,
3rd Floor, Road No.36
Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad
Tel: +91-40-23555725 / 26 / 28 / 29
Fax: +91-40-23555730
Email: info at spgl.co.in
Website: http://spgl.co.in/

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References

  1. Spectrum Power Generation, "About Us", Spectrum Power Generation website, accessed February 2012.
  2. Ministry of Coal, "List of Thermal Power Plants...", February 23, 2009, page 22.
  3. Ministry of Coal, "Pending application of SEBs up to 31st July, 2011", Ministry of Coal, August 2011.
  4. Spectrum Power Generation, "350+ MW Natural Gas based CCPP Bid Enquiry Document for MPE Contract", EQ International, undated but approximately March 2010, page 3.
  5. Spectrum Power Generation, "Capacity Expansion Considerations- 1350 mw gas based expansion project", Spectrum Power Generation website, accessed February 2012.