Mahadev Prasad Super Thermal Power Plant

From Global Energy Monitor

The Mahadev Prasad Super Thermal Power Plant, also known as the Jamshedpur Kandra power station, is a 540-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station operated by Adhunik Power and Natural Resources in Jharkhand state, India.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the power station near the village of Padampur, southeast of Kandra taluk, in the Dhanbad district of Jharkhand.

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Description

  • Stage I - 270 MW

Stage I comprises two units of 135 MW each. It was completed and commissioned in 2012.[1]

  • Stage II - 270 MW

Stage II comprises two units of 135 MW each. According to the Central Electricity Authority, this stage was commissioned in March 2013.[1]

  • Stage III - 540 MW

In 2011, it was reported that Adhunik Power wanted to expand the power station through a Stage III of 540 MW. The proposed expansion would require an additional 500 acres, on top of the 500 acres currently being occupied by Stages I and II.[2]

Since then, Adhunik Power has yet to receive permits for the stage III expansion, and plans appear to be deferred or abandoned.

Financing for Stage I and II

In July 2008, a financing agreement for Stages I and II was closed. US$223.85 million in loans was provided by Oriental Bank of Commerce, Punjab & Sind Bank, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur, Bank of India, State Bank of Patiala, Indian Overseas Bank, Uco Bank, United Bank of India, Allahabad Bank, State Bank of India, State Bank of Travancore, and Punjab National Bank. SBI Capital Markets acted as financial adviser.[3] US$147.33 million in equity was provided by Adhunik Group; US$55.56 million in equity was provided by Infrastructure Development Finance Company; US$27.78 million in equity was provided by SBI Macquarie.[4]

Project Details

Sponsor: Adhunik Power and Natural Resources
Location: Padampur village, Kandra taluk, Dhanbad district, Jharkhand
Coordinates: 22.836504, 86.061294 (exact)
Status:

  • Stage I: Operating (2012)
  • Stage II: Operating (2013)
  • Stage III: Cancelled

Capacity:

  • Stage I: 270 MW (Units 1-2: 135 MW)
  • Stage II: 270 MW (Units 3-4: 135 MW)
  • Stage III: 540 MW

Type: Subcritical
Projected in service:
Coal Type:
Coal Source: Ganeshpur coal block in the North Karanpura Coalfield in Palamau district[2]
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing: US$223.85 million in loans was provided by Oriental Bank of Commerce, Punjab & Sind Bank, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur, Bank of India, State Bank of Patiala, Indian Overseas Bank, Uco Bank, United Bank of India, Allahabad Bank, State Bank of India, State Bank of Travancore, and Punjab National Bank;[3] US$147.33 million in equity was provided by Adhunik Group; US$55.56 million in equity was provided by Infrastructure Development Finance Company; US$27.78 million in equity was provided by SBI Macquarie[4]
MoEF permits: Environmental clearance for stage II, (May 9, 2011)

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country, Central Electricity Authority, September 2012, page 18.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Arindam Sinha, "540MW Adhunik power Jharkhand units to start output by March'12", Financial Express, June 1, 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Preview of Adhunik Power Generation | Transaction | IJGlobal". ijglobal.com. Retrieved 2020-12-03.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Adhunik Power & Natural Resources Ltd". Thermal Power Generation - Industry News. Retrieved 2020-12-03.
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