Balasore Alloys Ltd to set up 2x67.5 MW Captive Power Plant at Balgopalpur in Balasore district of Orissa. The land requirement is 220 ha. Coal requirement is 0.86 million TPA, which will be obtained from Talcher Coalfields. Water requirement is 930 m3/hr, which will be obtained from Budhabalang river. Closed circuit cooling system with cooling towers will be provided.
The company has been awarded coal linkage, but is under threat of cancellation as the project is yet to start. The company has written to the coal ministry to extend the coal linkage, citing the recession as reason for the delayed start of the project.