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नेयवेली लिग्नाइट कार्पोरेशन लिमिटेड
('Navratna' - A Government of India Enterprise)
Neyveli-607801, Tamilnadu, India.

Registered Office:
No.135, Periyar E.V.R. High Road, Kilpauk,
Chennai - 600 010. Tamil Nadu,India.
Ph No.91-44-28364613 - 616, Fax. 91-44-28364625


Neyveli New Thermal Power Project

The Neyveli New Thermal Power Project (2x500 MW) is being implemented at a capital cost of Rs.5907.11 Crores. This is a replacement of existing more than five decades old 600 MW Thermal Power Station and adopts pulverized fuel firing technology. Consequent to re-tendering of Steam Generator package the Units are rescheduled to be commissioned in October 2017 and April 2018. LOA for Steam Generator (NTA 1) package and Turbo-Generator (NTA 2) have been issued to M/s BHEL and detailed engineering activities, civil and mechanical works and supplies are in progress. LOA has also been issued for the Balance of Plant Package and the engineering & civil works are in progress.

Expansion of Mine 1 & 1A

In order to meet the additional requirement of lignite arising out of implementation 1000 MW Neyveli New Thermal Power Project at Neyveli, the process of expansion of Mine1 by annexing area and expansion of Mine1A at an aggregate estimated cost of Rs.1458.17 Crores, is being processed, which would result in raising the aggregate capacity by 1.5 MTPA. Acquisition of required land has been taken up with Government. Ministry of Coal has accorded approval for mining expansion plan of Mine1 & Mine 1A.

Bithnok Thermal Power Station (250MW) with linked Lignite Mine (2.25MTPA) Rajasthan

Bithnok Thermal Power Project (250MW) with the linked lignite mine of 2.25 MTPA capacity at Bithnok in the State of Rajasthan is being set up at an aggregate estimated cost of Rs.2709.93 Crores. Power Purchase Agreement has been signed with Rajasthan DISCOMs. Agreement for supply of 25 cusecs of water from IGNP canal has been entered. Government of Rajasthan (GoR) has issued award for acquisition of 1175.87 hectares of private land in Bithnok and 1863.184 Ha of Government land will be diverted to project by GoR after takeover of private land. The project is proposed to be implemented through Engineering, Procurement & Commissioning (EPC) contract mode and is expected to be commissioned during the year 2019. Ministry of Coal has accorded approval for revised mining plan in June 2015.

Barsingsar Thermal Power Station Extension (250MW) with linked Hadla Lignite Mine (1.9 MTPA), Rajasthan

A lignite based Thermal Power Plant with a capacity of 250MW as an extension of the existing power plant at Barsingsar is being set up. The fuel requirement for the above power plant is to be met from linked Hadla Mine of 1.9 MTPA and the existing Barsingsar Mine. The aggregate estimated cost of the project is Rs.2635.04 Crores. All statutory clearances have been obtained. Government of Rajasthan has allocated Mining Lease area of 15.66 Sq. Km. The project is proposed to be implemented through Engineering, Procurement & Commissioning (EPC) route and is expected to be commissioned during the year 2019.

Wind Power Plant (51MW) at Kazhuneerkulam, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu

NLC is implementing Wind Power farm of capacity 51 MW at Kazhuneerkulam in the State of Tamil Nadu at an estimated cost of Rs. 347.14 Crores. M/s Leitwind Shriram Manufacturing Limited is the implementing agency and so far 9 Nos. of Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) have been commissioned and the balance 25 Nos. are expected to be commissioned during the current year. Power Purchase Agreement has been signed with TANGEDCO.

Barsingsar Solar PV Project (25 MW)

NLC is setting up a 25 MW solar Power Project in Barsingsar at a cost of Rs.167.29 Crores. The project is proposed to be implemented through EPC route and scheduled to be commissioned in 2016-17. Work order for Technical Consultancy has been issued to M/s ITCOT.

Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power Limited (3x660MW)

Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power Limited (NUPPL) is a joint venture between NLC and Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited, Ghatampur in the State of Uttar Pradesh, for setting up of 3 x 660 MW power project, at an estimated cost of Rs.14,375 Crores. The public investment Board (PIB) has recommended the above project proposal with the observation that necessary clearance from Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoE&F) is to be obtained at the earliest. Expert appraisal Committee of MoE&F has deferred consideration of issue of Environment clearance (EC), till Pachwara south coal Block (the coal block allocated to this project) is given Stage-1 Forest Clearance. Ministry of Environment, forest and climate change, has accorded Environment Clearance for the Project based on use of imported coal for the project till Pachwara south coal Block attains the rated coal production. NUPPL has taken into possession of the entire land of 828 hectares required for this project. Govt. of India sanction for the project is awaited. Expression of Interest for Steam Generator (SG), turbine Generator and Balance of Plant packages have been received. Techno commercial specifications have been issued to the short-listed bidders for SG and TG and Pre-bid meetings have been completed with these bidders.


Sirkazhi Thermal Power Project (4000MW), Tamil Nadu

It is proposed to set up a coal based thermal power project with an overall capacity of 4000MW, in two phases, at Sirkazhi in the coastal district of Nagapattinam, in the State of Tamil Nadu, at an estimated cost of Rs.14482 Crores for phase-1 of 1980 MW. Advance Action Proposal at a cost of Rs.56.52 Crores for taking up pre-project activities in progress. NLC has identified Thirumullaivasal as the site for locating the power plant. Feasibility report is under preparation. Action has been initiated for floating tender for preparation of CRZ map for the project. Application for land acquisition has been submitted to Government of Tami Nadu for issue of administrative sanction for acquisition of land for this project. Preparations of EIA/EMP report, DPR for captive coal jetty are in process.

Thermal Power Station-II Second Expansion – 1000 MW with linked Mine-III (9.0 MTPA), Neyveli, Tamil Nadu

It is proposed to increase the power generating capacity by adding another 1000 MW thermal power plant as the second expansion to the existing TPS-II at Neyveli. A new mine, Mine-III of capacity of 9.0 MTPA is proposed to be set up to exploit the mineable lignite reserves of about 380 MT available in the south of the existing Mine-II to meet the fuel requirement of the proposed thermal power plant. Advanced Action Proposals (AAP) of Rs.7.05 Crores for Mine-III and Rs.1.80 Crores for TPS-II Second Expansion for taking up phase-I pre-project activities were approved. Action has been initiated to enter into Power Purchase Agreement with DISCOMs of Southern States.

Mine-II Augumentation – (15.0 MTPA to 18.75 MTPA), Neyveli

It is proposed to augment Mine-II from the present capacity of 15.0 MTPA to 18.75 MTPA, in order to meet the lignite requirements of TPS-II including Expansion for operating at a higher Plant Load Factor (PLF).

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