Tirunelveli power station

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Tirunelveli power station a 50 megawatt coal-fired power station to supply power cement plant owned by India Cements. The project is located in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu.

Location

The map below shows the location of the cement plant north of Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Background

In late 2011 India Cements bought a coal mine in Indonesia, which was scheduled to be commissioned in January 2012, for $20 million. "The coal mine acquisition is a strategic decision, it will reduce our exposure to the fluctuating coal price internationally,” said N Srinivasan, the vice chairman and managing director, India Cements.[1]

Project Details

Sponsor: India Cements
Location: Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 8.789001, 77.730889 (not the exact location of the project)
Status: Proposed
Nameplate capacity: 50 MW
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References

  1. "India Cements captive mine to be ready by Jan", Business Standard, November 16, 2011.

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