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November 22, 2021

Kakwara Ultra Mega Power Project, India

By Carmen

The Kakwara Ultra Mega Power Project is 4,000MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Bihar, India. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2021.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 4,000 4,000 Permitting Bihar, India Bihar Mega Power

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Bihar Mega Power. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a steam turbine power plant. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be coal. In case of shortage of coal the plant will run on High Speed Diesel/Light Diesel oil. The fuel will be procured from rajmahal group of coal fields inpirpainti – barahat.

The project cost is expected to be around $4,518.33m.

The Coal fired project consists of 5 steam turbines, each with 800MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2021.

Methodology

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