In December 2014 it was reported that APGENCO had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Japan-based Sumitomo Corporation for a 4,000 MW coal plant in Srikakulam. Sumitomo will reportedly share technology for the proposed power plant, prepare a Detailed Project Report, and arrange funding from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Investment in the project is estimated to be around Rs.200 billion.
According to Andhra Nation, the location of the plant will be the village of Polaki.
Sponsor: Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO), Sumitomo Corporation
Location: Polaki., Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates: 18.3, 83.9 (approx)
Capacity: 4,000 MW (Units 1-4: 1,000 MW)
Coal: 13 million tonnes per annual Nuagoan and Telisahi coal blocks in Angul
- “Future Projects,” APGENCO website
- “New projects worth Rs.240 bln announced in power sector in November 2014,” CMIE, 2014