Genmac Energy is planning to set up 1320 MW coal based thermal power project in Manpad in Tuticorin district of Tamil Nadu. Desalinated water will be used to meet the water requirement and imported coal will be used for the project. Around 900 acres of land is required.The project cost is estimated at Rs. 60,000 million. It is likely that the company will rope a Chinese partner (SEPCO) to implement the project.
Land acquisition has started