The Neyveli Coal Fired Power Plant is 1,000MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Tamil Nadu, India. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,000 1,000 Permitting Tamil Nadu, India Neyveli Tamilnadu Power


The project is being developed by Neyveli Tamilnadu Power. NLC India and Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 89% and 11% respectively.

It is a steam turbine power plant. The fuel will be procured from Mahanadhi Coal fields Limited and Eastern Coalfield Limited.

The project cost is expected to be around $889.5m.

The Coal fired project consists of 2 steam turbines, each with 500MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.


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