Arkay Energy (Rameswaram) Ltd (of Ind Barath Group) is planning to expand its capacity at its Valuthur unit in Ramnathapuram Taluk in Tamil Nadu by adding 2 x8.73 MW of HRSG units. The total capacity after addition will be 188.6 MW. Land requirement will be 13 acres, which will be within the existing plant. Natural Gas requirement will be 2,70,000 SCMD. Water requirement will be 20 m3/day, which will be obtained from desalinated water from South Ganga water Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Through tankers over a distance of 2.0 km. The company is also planning to expand by adding another 2x8.73 MW unit.
Currently, the project has achieved environmental clearance and is expected to go operational in December 2013