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|
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.
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.
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