Bihar State Electricity Board to set up 2x250 MW Barauni Extension project adjoining the existing unit at BTPS in Begusarai district of Bihar. The land requirement is estimated as 190 ha. Water requirement will be met from river Ganges at a distance of about 3.5 km. DPR prepared by M/s DCPL, Kolkata, Estimated Cost- Rs. 3066 Crores based at prices in Jan-Mar 2009 excluding cost of Land.
Additional Land requirement- 615.37 acres. Present estimated cost Rs. 67.05 crores. Rs. 38.54 Crores has been deposited with concerned DM for acquisition of about 355 acres. MoP has recommended MoC in August 2010 for allocation of Coal for 12th Plan. Coal requirement - 2.65MMTPA. Probable Coal linkage from Rajmahal coal field or Urma Pahari Tola. Firm Coal linkage still awaited. BHEL to implement BTG package (Boiler-Turbine-Generator) as OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer). Techno-commercial offer will be submitted by BHEL shortly.
BPIC - JV of GoB, BSEB & ILFS is BSEB’s consultant for carrying out Pre award project development activity for setting up 2 x 250 MW Extension project at BTPS.
M/s DESEIN appointed as Technical consultant for preparation of technical specifications of BOP Package. Appointment of single BOP EPC Packages by M/s Desein though bidding process is in progress.
M/s BARSYL appointed as Technical consultant for development of Rail infrastructure at BTPS. M/s Bhagawathi Anna Lab Ltd, Hyderabad appointed as Environmental consultant for EIA study and obtaining Final Environmental clearance from MoEF, New-Delhi
NOC from Airport Authority of India has been obtained for Chimney height 275 mtrs. Water requirement for consumptive use to be met from river Ganga. Water Resources Dept., GoB has accorded clearance for 60 Cusecs for BTPS units (Existing & Extension units) and approval from CWC is accorded for 45 Cusec.
Ganga Water Scheme: M/S WAPCOS is consultant for preparation of DPR. Draft DPR submitted. Final DPR could not be submitted by M/s WAPCOS as clearance from Railway is yet to be obtained.
Expected schedule of Commissioning - 1st Unit synchronization in June ‘2014, 2nd Unit after 4 months of synchronization of 1st Unit. 100 % power generated to be utilized by BIHAR/BSEB. Elecon Engineering has been awarded the bulk material handling contract.