Gopuvanipalam Mega Thermal Power Project (Chinnapuram, Machilipatnam)
Gopuvanipalam Mega Thermal Power Project is a proposed coal plant in Andhra Pradesh, India.
The map below shows the city of Machilipatnam, the approximate location where the plant would be built.
Gopuvanipalam Mega Thermal Power Project is a proposed 1980 megawatt (MW) coal plant in Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
The project will use a blend of 70% Indian coal and 30% imported coal.
The project was considered for issuing ToR on July 14, 2009, and the ToR was issued on August 13, 2009. However, the project is not mentioned on the Nagarjuna Construction Company website, and since over two years have passed since the issuance of the ToR, its current status is not confirmed.
Sponsor: Nagarjuna Construction Company
Location: Chinnapuram village, city of Machilipatnam, Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates: 16.184380, 81.134933 (approximate)
Nameplate capacity: 1980 MW (3 x 660 MW)
Projected in service:
Coal Source: Blend of 70% Indian and 30% imported coal
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Permits and applications: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, Aug 13, 2009
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- "3×660 MW Thermal Power Project at Chinnapuram by Nagarjuna Construction Company Ltd," Thermal MoEF News, July 1, 2011