Meghavaram Kakarapalli power station
Meghavaram Kakarapalli power station is a proposed coal plant in Andhra Pradesh, India.
The map below shows the location of Kakarapalli village, Santhabommali taluk, Srikakulam district, the approximate location where the plant would be built.
Meghavaram Kakarapalli power station is a 450 megawatt (MW) coal plant proposed by Meghavaram Power in Andhra Pradesh. In December 2011, The Hindu reported that the plant had been placed on hold "because of agitations at Sompeta and Kakarapalli."
Sponsor: Meghavaram Power
Location: Kakarapalli village, Santhabommali Mandal, Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates: 17.484945, 82.494903 (approximate)
Capacity: 450 MW (2 x 225 MW)
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
Estimated annual CO2: 2,661,165 tons
Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- "Meghavaram Power Private Limited: Summary on Environmental Impact Assessment Report," accessed January 2012
- K. Srinivasa Rao, "Five companies shelve power project proposals," The Hindu, June 7, 2011
- For estimation method, see Estimating carbon dioxide emissions for proposed coal plants in India