GVK Industries to set up 240 MW thermal power project at Jeugurupadu in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. The land requirement is estimated as 8 acres, which already available. No additional land is to be acquired. Natural gas will be used as fuel, which will be obtained from Krishna Godavari basin. Gas requirement is estimated as 1.1 MMSCMD. The water requirement is proposed expansion is 7200 m3/day, which will be obtained from Godavari river. The Phase II expansion of the Jegurupadu CCPP was completed with clockwork precision. Implemented at a cost of Rs. 7,780 million, Jegurupadu CCPP Phase II has been commissioned to generate an additional 244 MW of power. With the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed with AP Transco, Jergurupadu CCOO’s plants’ total installed capacity amounts to 479 MW of power for the state. The plant is currently running at full capacity.
Further, as part of its expansion plans, GVK has proposed an expansion project (Phase III) of 800 MW capacity plan.