Nabinagar Power Generating Co. Pvt. Ltd.- (NPGCPL) is setting up the 4x660 MW thermal project which is a joint venture of JOINT VENTURE of BSEB & NTPC Ltd. Coal requirement is estimated as 15 million TPA, which will be obtained from North Karanpura Coalfields. Water requirement is estimated as 125 cusecs, which will be met from Inderpuri Barrage on Sone river. FR prepared and approved by NPGCPL board Estimated cost - 12759.879 Crores (Revised in July 2010). NTPC Ltd is consultant. Estimated cost for consultancy Rs..1200 million. Land area approx. 2832 acres for the project demarcated. Land cost estimated Rs..173 Crores (approx.) has been deposited to District Administration. 1871 acres Land acquired & remaining Land acquisition is under progress. The topographical survey and geotechnical survey has been completed. Water Resources Dept., GoB has given consent for drawl of water from Indrapuri Barrage on River Sone. CWC clearance accorded on 11.08.2010 for utilization of 125 Cusecs of Sone water as per Banasagar Agreement, 1973. State Plan outlay amounting to Rs.. 128 Crore for year 2009-10 for the equity share of BSEB in NPGC has been released. Various Statutory clearance have been/are being obtained. Coal requirement 11.25 MMTPA. Coal linkage accorded in Mar 2010 by Min. of Coal from North Karanpura Coalfields. PPA signed in Jan 2010 for 75% of generated power for BSEB.
The company has awarded the BTG contract to BGR Energy Systems, Chennai. Expected schedule of commissioning - 12th Plan (2015-16).