Category: TN Power Projects
Neyveli Lignite Corp to set up 1000 MW thermal project at Neyveli in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu. The company has a plan to phase out 600 MW capacity units (6x50 MW + 3x100 MW) in due course. The land requirement of the project is 170 ha. No additional ash dyke will be created as part of this project. The existing ash dyke and the abandoned ash dyke will be used for this project. The land is under possession of the company and no additional land would be acquired. Water requirement is 4,000 m3/hr, which will be met from groundwater pumped from the mine. The lignite to be used will have ash content upto 9% and sulphur content upto 1%.