Pirpainti Bijlee Co to set up 2x660 MW Thermal Power Plant near Pirpainti in Bhagalpur district of Bihar. The project will be based on super critical technology. The land requirement is estimated as 1171 acres. The water requirement is 62.5 cusecs, which will be obtained from river Ganges. The coal requirement is estimated as 6.25 million TPA.
Project Details :
Being processed by BPIC (Bihar Power Infrastructure Co.) - SPV promoted by Govt. of Bihar/BSEB and IL&FS, New Delhi. Estimated cost- Rs. 6820.50 Crores (approximately)
Expected date of Commissioning - 12th Plan, (2015-16)
Demarcation of land 1171 acres done. Land Acquisition is under process through Industrial Development Authority (IDA), Bihar. Section 4 notification to be issued shortly.
Coal requirement- 6.25 MMTPA. The processing fee of Rs. 5.00 lakh deposited by BSEB vide letter no 682 dated 27.06.2006.
Water Resources Dept., GoB has given consent for 55 Cusec from River Ganga. CWC clearance accorded on 16.09.2010.
Terms of Reference (TOR) & site of TPP approved by Ministry of Environment & Forests, EIA report is completed & public hearing conducted on 24.07.2010.
Clearance for Chimney Height obtained from Airport Authority of India.
Detailed Topographical Survey & Geotechnical Investigations completed.
DPR prepared by M/s Fichtner Consulting Engineers & submitted to MoP & CEA. CEA Site Selection Team visited proposed site in mid February 2010. Clarification sought by CEA on 10.05.2010 have been furnished on 17.05.2010. Report awaited.
The company has invited tenders for setting up the project in build, own and operate basis in September 2011 and the selection is likely to happen in early 2012.
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