ACB is implementing a 30 MW blended coal based power project, as an extension of the existing 30 MW power project, in Chakabura, Chhattisgarh. The extension of the existing power project will be commissioned with one additional unit of 30 MW. Pursuant to the commissioning of this unit the aggregate designed capacity of this plant will be 60 MW. The proposed commissioning date of the new unit of 30 MW is September 2013.
The total land requirement for the Chakabura Power Project (Phase II) is approximately 15 acres, which have been acquired and the land is in the company possession. The primary fuel for the Project will be coal rejects blended with raw coal in the ratio of 78 parts of coal rejects to 22 parts of raw coal. Raw coal obtained through linkage will be blended with the coal rejects generated from their beneficiation plants in the area. The blended coal rejects will be used at the Project.
Allocation of water granted by the Water Resources Department, Government of Chhattisgarh, on January 16, 2008 for the Chakabura Power Project (Phase I)is expected to be sufficient to meet the water requirements for the Chakabura Power Project (Phase II).