Srikakulam Thermal Power Plant

Srikakulam Thermal Power Station was originally proposed as a 2,400 MW coal plant by Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO) at Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh, India.

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.

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According to Andhra Nation, the location of the plant will be the village of Polaki.

Project Details

Sponsor: Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO), Sumitomo Corporation
Location: Polaki., Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates: 18.3, 83.9 (approx)
Status: Announced
Capacity: 4,000 MW (Units 1-4: 1,000 MW)
Type: Ultra-Supercritical
Coal: 13 million tonnes per annual Nuagoan and Telisahi coal blocks in Angul

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