Category: TN Power Projects
Neyveli Lignite Corp to set up 2 x 800 MW thermal project at Udayarpalayam in Perambalur district of Tamil Nadu. The project forms part of Jayamkondam thermal project expansion stage I. The land requirement for stage-I is 580 ha and the total land requirement for phase-I and phase-II is 935 ha. Lignite will be obtained from the adjoining captive mines. Water requirement is estimated as 7200 m3/hr, which will be obtained from groundwater by depressurizing of mine. Shortfall if any, will be supplemented by Colleron river water.