GAIL and Government of Andhra Pradesh is setting up a LNG regassification terminal in Kakinada is likely to be completed by December 2013. The floating and regasification terminal will help to ease the gas shortage situation, as the terminal will release 14 mmscmd of gas. The key will be price which will include import cost, liquefaction and evacuation cost.
Simbhaoli Sugars is planning to increase its captive power plant at Simbhaoli and Chilwaria in Uttar Pradesh. The company has formed a special purpose vehicle 'Simbhaoli Power Ltd' to implement the project. It will add a new 15 MW power plant at Chilwaria and expand the existing power plant in Simbhaoli by another 18 MW. The project cost is estimated at Rs. 2000 million. It may be noted, Simbhaoli Sugars had entered into a joint venture with Sindicatum Sustainable Resources Group (Sindicatum), a global developer and operator of clean energy projects
Bhandara Thermal Power Corp Ltd, a step down subsidiary of Gayatri Group is planning to set up a 2x660 MW thermal power project in Mohadi in Bhandra district of Maharashtra. The company is in the process of land acquisition and has sought linkage for coal.
Dada Dhuniwale Khandwa Power Ltd (a joint venture company of MP Power Generation Company Ltd. (MPPGCL) and Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) is planning to set up a 1600 MW ( 2 x 800 MW) coal based thermal power plant in Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh with an investment of Rs. 80,000 million. The project is likely to go operational in March 2017. The company has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for its Khandwa thermal power project with the state government. As per the agreement, the company will provide 65 per cent power out of the total power generated to the state for 25 years. Land acquisition process is underway
BHEL has promoted a joint venture company with Madhya Pradesh Power Generating Company Ltd (MPPGCL) for setting up of a 2x800MW Supercritical Thermal Power Plant at Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh on build, own and operate basis. The Joint Venture was incorporated on February 25, 2010 under the name of 'Dada Dhuniwale Khandwa Power Ltd'. BHEL has invested Rs.2.50 Crore as advance deposit towards issue of shares.
Consultant has submitted Final Feasibility Report. Formal approval of MPPGCL & BHEL on Final Feasibility Report is awaited. Land acquisition in progress.