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November 23, 2021

NLC Talabira Thermal Power Project, India

By Carmen

The NLC Talabira Thermal Power Project is 3,200MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Odisha, India. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 3,200 3,200 Permitting Odisha, India NLC India

Description

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

It is a steam turbine power plant that will be used for Baseload. 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 Light Diesel Oil/ Heavy Fuel Oil. The fuel will be procured from talabira-ii, talabira-iii coal blocks.

The project cost is expected to be around $2,467.36m.

NLC Talabira Thermal Power Project (NLC Talabira Thermal Power Project Stage I) consists of 3 steam turbines with 800MW nameplate capacity.

NLC Talabira Thermal Power Project (NLC Talabira Thermal Power Project Stage II) consists of 1 steam turbine with 800MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to National Aluminium under a power purchase agreement. The offtake capacity is expected to be 1,200MW.

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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