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November 24, 2021updated 26 Nov 2021 5:50am

Neyveli Thermal Power Station-II Second Expansion, India

By Carmen

The Neyveli Thermal Power Station-II Second Expansion is 2,640MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Tamil Nadu, India. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in April 2026.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 2,640 2,640 Permitting Tamil Nadu, India NLC India

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by NLC India.

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 lignite. In case of shortage of lignite the plant will run on Heavy Fuel Oil / Light Distillate Oil.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by April 2026.

Power Purchase Agreement

Andhra Pradesh Power Coordination Committee, Electricity Department of Puducherry, Kerala State Electricity Board, Power Company of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution and Telangana State Power Coordination Committee are expected to be the power offtakers from the project.

About NLC India

NLC India Ltd (NLC) a Government of India Enterprise, is a mining and power generation company. It operates opencast lignite mines; produces electricity using the lignite, coal and from renewable sources such as wind and solar sources. The company sells electricity to state DISCOMS in Southern India and Rajasthan. NLC also has interests in various mining and power generation projects under implementation phase. It has power plants and mines in Tamil Nadu, Andaman and Rajasthan. The company has liaison/inspection offices in Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, and New Delhi. NLC is headquartered in Neyveli, Tamil Nadu, India.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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