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Bander power project

Bander power project, also known as Pynampuram Thermal Power Project, is a 1320 (MW) coal-fired power project at Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Bander power station is a proposed coal-fired power station in Andhra Pradesh, to be developed in three phases by Thermal Powertech Corporation. Phase I (2 units of 660 MW) and II (one unit of 660 MW) received an environmental permit in 2009, and Phase III (one unit of 660 MW) a terms of reference in 2010 for applying for one.

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As of 2014 Thermal Powertech Corporation’s website only mentions the first phase (1320 MW). It appears that Phases II and III have been abandoned.

Unit 1 is planned for operation in February 2015, and unit two in July 2015.

Sponsor: Thermal Powertech Corporation
Location: Pynampuram village, Mutukur mandal, Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh
Status: Phase I: Construction, Phase II: Cancelled, Phase III: Cancelled
Capacity: Phase I: 1320 MW (Units 1&2: 660 MW), Phase II: 660 MW,Phase III: 660 MW
Type: Supercritical
Projected in service: Phase I: 2015
Coal Source: Imported coal will be transported by ship to Krishnapatnam Port. Indigenous coal will be brought by rail from Ib Valley/Talcher to Paradip/ Dhamra Port and then transported by sea to Krishnapatnam Port
Permits and applications: Phase I and II: Environmental clearance, India MoEF, Nov 4, 2009


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