Mukerian Power Project is a proposed 1320 (MW) coal fired plant promoted by Punjab State Power Corporation at Hoshiapur district in Punjab, India.
The government of Punjab approved the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) power station in October 2011. The project had initially stalled in the approval process since April 2011. The delay involves a dispute over who is granted more clearances: public or private companies. However, the project was approved in October 2011 and financial aspects were to be finalized by November 10, 2011. According to PSEB Engineers’ Association affiliated with the project, the financial restructuring plan will be finalized by December 31, 2011.
A terms of reference was issued for the project in 2013.The PSPCL is in the process of creating a SPV Mukerian Powers Limited, to kickstart the project. The corporation is hopeful of rolling out the first unit (660 MW) by 2018.
Sponsor: Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL)
Location: Sandhwal village, Mukerian, Hoshiapur district, Punjab
Coordinates: 31.9761372, 75.7395315 (approx)
Status: Pre-permit development
Capacity: 1320 MW
Projected in service: Unit 1: 2018
Permits and applications: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, December 10, 2013
- Terms of Reference for Units 1 & 2, India MoEF, December 10, 2013.
- PSPCL to set up 1,320-MW power plant at Mukerian, Hindustan Times, May 31, 2013.
- State gets 229 million tonne coal block: Thermal plant at Mukerian set to become a reality, The Tribune, July 4, 2013
- Now state will have to pay more to get land for power plant, Indian Express, 29 September 2013