Buxar Bijlee Co to set up (2 x 660 MW) 1320 MW thermal power plant at Chausa in Buxar district of Bihar. The project will be based on super critical technology. The land requirement is estimated as 1167 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.
Being processed by BPIC (Bihar Power Infrastructure Co.) - SPV promoted by Govt. of Bihar/BSEB and IL&FS, New Delhi. Estimated project cost- Rs. 6791.37 Crores (approximately). SIPB approval received vide letter 163 dated 27.02.09. Demarcation of land 1167 acres done. Land Acquisition is under process through Industrial Development Authority (IDA), Bihar. MoP has recommended MoC in August 2010 for allocation of Coal for 12th Plan. Coal requirement - 6.25 MMTPA. Water Resources Dept., GoB has given consent for 55 Cusec from River Ganga. CWC clearance accorded on 24.09.2010. Clearance for Chimney Height obtained from Airport Authority of India. Detailed Topographical Survey & Geotechnical Investigations completed.
DPR prepared by M/s Fichtner Consulting Engineers Pvt. Ltd. & 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.
CEA vide letter dated 21.07.2010 asked details/information regarding project for pre-qualification and prioritization for 12th Plan Thermal Power Projects.
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.
IL&FS Energy Development Co Ltd 1st Floor, Corporate Office Tower, Ambience Mall Complex NH-8, Gurgaon-122001 Tel: 0124-4716100 Fax: 0124-4716120
Expected date of Commissioning –12th Plan, (2015-16)