Category: Karnataka Power Projects
Karnataka Power Corporation to set up 1x600 MW Coal based TPP expansion at Edlapura in Raichur district of Karnataka. Sub critical technology will be adopted. The land requirement is 373 acres which is available within the premises of Raichur TPP. The coal requirement is 7728 TPD, which will be obtained from SECL/Singareni Coalfileds/Mahanadi Coalfields. Water requirement will be met from river Krishna. Closed circuit cooling towers will be provided. Existing ash pond will be used.
The project is awaiting coal linkage, which is proving as a bottleneck after which environment
clearance will be obtained. In the meanwhile it has completed all formalities for awarding work to BHEL for BTG package.