Category: AP Thermal Power Projects
Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited (Genco) has intiated a plan of setting up 21 power plants over the period of next five years. The projects, having a combined capacity of 15,900 Mw, involve an investment of Rs 80,000 crore.
Of the 21 power projects, 11 are in various stages of execution. The ongoing projects, estimated to cost Rs 25,000 crore, will have a total generating capacity of 4,363 Mw. These include the Rs 8,500-crore 1,600 Mw Krishnapatnam power plant and 1,100 Mw Kakatiya thermal power plant to be executed in two stages.
The new projects include the Rs 6,000-crore 2100 Mw gas-based power plant in Karimnagar, Rs 16,500-crore 4,000 Mw ultra mega power project at Vodarevu and Rs 4,500 crore 900 Mw hydel power plant at Polavaram.