Jindal India Thermal Power to set up 1200 MW (2x600 MW) Thermal Power Project at village Derang in Angul district of Orissa. The project will be based on pulverized coal fired sub-critical boilers. The land requirement is 950 acres. Water requirement is estimated as 36 cusecs and will be met from upstream of Samal Barrage on Brahmani river. The coal requirement is estimated as 5.64 million TPA at 80% PLF. Letter of assurance from MCL mines has been obtained for 1.204 million TPA. The balance quantity will be met from Mandakini Coal Block in Talcher Coalfields, which has been allocated along with two other user companies. The total project cost is estimated at Rs. 54000 million.
Balasore Alloys to set up 2x67.5 MW Captive Power Project at village Balgopalpur in Balasore district of Orissa. The total land requirement for the project is 134 acres. Water requirement is 549 m3/hr, which will be obtained from Burhabalanga river. Coal will be obtained from Talcher Coalfields of MCL. CFBC technology will be used. The total project cost is estimated at Rs. 6259 million. It may be noted, Kuldiha Sanctuary is reported to be at a distance of about 12.5 km from the project site.