Welspun Energy Anuppur Thermal Power Plant is a proposed 1320 MW coal-fired power station promoted by Welspun Energy at Anuppur district in Madhya Pradesh, India.
The company has been decided to go ahead with imported coal from Indonesia for an interim period until domestic coal is available. The present proposal is for setting up of 2×660 MW Super Critical Imported Coal Based Thermal Power Plant at villages Chattai, Majhtoliya and Umarda, in Kotma Taluk, in Anuppur Distt., in Madhya Pradesh. Land requirement will be 900 acres, out of 540 acres is rainfed agricultural land and 360 acres barren land. Main plant would be located in 470 acres; ash dyke in 120 acres; colony in 35 acres of area and green belt in 275 acres of area will be developed.
Two families will be displaced and about 227 land losers will be involved due to the proposed power plant. Coal requirement will be 5.27 MTPA in case of imported coal and 6.74 MTPA for Indigenous coal. Ash and sulphur contents in imported coal will be 14% and 0.34% respectively. About 0.59 MTPA of fly ash and 0.15 MTPA of bottom ash will be generated based on imported coal.
Water requirement will be 40 MCM and will be sourced from the River Kewai through an intake well pipeline at a distance of 1.0 km from the project site. Water linkage has been granted by Water Resources Department, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh on 06.07.2011
Sponsor: Welspun Energy
Location: Chhattai village, Kotma Taluk, Anuppur district, Madhya Pradesh.
Coordinates: 23.206979, 81.979321 (approx)
Capacity: Unit 1: 660 MW, Unit 2: 660 MW
Coal Source: Indonesia
Permits and applications: Environmental clearance, 2012
- Pending application of SEBs up to 31st July, 2011, Ministry of Coal