Green Valley Energy Ventures is planning to set up 2x660 MW coal based thermal project based on super critical technology in D L Puram, Gunipudi and Nellipudi villages in Nakkapalli Mandal Taluk in Visakhapatinam district of Andhra Pradesh. Land requirement for the project is around 815 acres which is is closer to the coast but beyond the CRZ. The project site is also near the Rajayapetta and Kona ports. Indonesian coal is likely to be imported for the project. Water requirement is likely to be met from sea. The project has received environmental clearance in July 2011.
GVK Industries is planning a stage III Jegurupadu expansion project 2×426 MW Gas Based Combined Cycle Power Plant at Jegurupadu/Kesavaram revenue village s, in Kadiyam/Mandapet Mandal, in East Godavari District , in Andhra Pradesh. Environmental clearance is yet to be obtained, while land and water are available.
Additional land requirement for the expansion will be 40 acres, out of which only 13 acres of Govt. land is to be acquired. Phase-I and Phase_II are in operation. Phase-III is under construction. Natural gas requirements will be 3.60 MMSCMD. Natural gas will be obtained from KG basin. Water requirement will be 25212 KLD (10.31 cusec), which will be sourced from the Godavari River & Samalkot canal through a pipeline. Coastline is about 80 Kms away.
Hinduja National Power Corp is setting up a 1040 MW coal based thermal project in Pallavalasa village in Pedagantyada Mandal in Vizag district of Andhra Pradesh. Around 85% of power generated will be supplied to AP grid. The company has awarded the EPC contract valued Rs.40,000 million to BHEL. Coal linkage agreement has been signed with Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. Financial closure has been achieved for the Rs.55,000 million project in June 2010. It may be noted, the project was initially mooted long time back and was awarded by P V Narashima Rao government and now revived after YS Rajasekhar Reddy government came to power.
Materials for boiler and electrostatic precipitators have started reaching here from BHEL units located at Tiruchi and Ranipet in Tamil Nadu. Steag Energy Services India (a German based company) is likely to operate and maintain the project.