Nabinagar Power Generating Co. Pvt. Ltd.- (NPGCPL) is setting up the 4x660 MW thermal project which is a joint venture of JOINT VENTURE of BSEB & NTPC Ltd. Coal requirement is estimated as 15 million TPA, which will be obtained from North Karanpura Coalfields. Water requirement is estimated as 125 cusecs, which will be met from Inderpuri Barrage on Sone river. FR prepared and approved by NPGCPL board Estimated cost - 12759.879 Crores (Revised in July 2010). NTPC Ltd is consultant. Estimated cost for consultancy Rs..1200 million. Land area approx. 2832 acres for the project demarcated. Land cost estimated Rs..173 Crores (approx.) has been deposited to District Administration. 1871 acres Land acquired & remaining Land acquisition is under progress. The topographical survey and geotechnical survey has been completed. Water Resources Dept., GoB has given consent for drawl of water from Indrapuri Barrage on River Sone. CWC clearance accorded on 11.08.2010 for utilization of 125 Cusecs of Sone water as per Banasagar Agreement, 1973. State Plan outlay amounting to Rs.. 128 Crore for year 2009-10 for the equity share of BSEB in NPGC has been released. Various Statutory clearance have been/are being obtained. Coal requirement 11.25 MMTPA. Coal linkage accorded in Mar 2010 by Min. of Coal from North Karanpura Coalfields. PPA signed in Jan 2010 for 75% of generated power for BSEB.
The company has awarded the BTG contract to BGR Energy Systems, Chennai. Expected schedule of commissioning - 12th Plan (2015-16).
Tirhut Industries is planning to set up a 28 MW cogeneration plant at Ryam/Keoti villages in Dharbanga district of Bihar. The project cost is estimated at Rs. 3130 million. The company has received the state government clearance and the project is likely to go operational by end of 2012.
Land acquisition has been completed and the project has been appraised by Hardicon Ltd. Financial tie-up has been achieved by SBI.
Nalanda Power , a RPG Group company is to set up 2000 MW thermal power project at Pirpainit South in Bhagalpur district of Bihar. The site is reported to conform to the siting guidelines in terms of distance of 500 m from railway line, highway and HFL of the river. Water requirement will be met from river Ganga. The land requirement is 878 acres. The project is at planning stage and yet to get clearances.
MoU signed on 3rd July 2008. Validity of MoU extended upto 02.10.2011. BSEB has right to purchase 25% of power from the proposed project.
Project Details :
4x500 MW (in two phases) at south Pirpainti, Dist.: Bhagalpur
Estimated Cost : Rs. 9260 Crores excluding IDC
Coal requirement: 5.24 MMTPA for 2X500 MW (Phase-I)
Pre-feasibility Report prepared. DPR will be prepared after coal linkage.
Land requirement 878 acres (2 Phases) at Khidirpur, Choudhary Basantpur, Laxmipur, Bijoram Chawk, Shadipur, Hiranand, Govindpur at Pirpainti South, Bhagalpur district. 404 acres of land identified for the main plant area. NOC received from District Collector for setting up the power station in the identified land vide letter no. 1465 dated 09.07.09.
MoEF accorded Prior Clearance for the site vide letter dt 10.02.09.
Formal application with requisite fee made to Ministry of coal for long term coal linkage on 26.07.08. Coal linkage still awaited. MECON has completed EIA Study based on ToR approved by MoEF. Public hearing to be conducted shortly.
Water Resources Dept, GoB has approved drawal of 80 Cusec of consumptive water from River Ganga on 21.10.2008. CWC has approved that 80 cusecs of water provided for the project is out of the water available in Eastern Kosi Canal System within its present utilization.
NOC obtained from Airport Authority of India in April’2009 for construction of Chimney.
Railway siding study conducted for connectivity.
Power Evacuation- Applied to PGCIL on 13.02.2009.
Expected schedule of commissioning - 12th Plan.