Karapidagai North power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Karapidagai North power station is a proposed 150-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Tamil Nadu, India.

Location

The map below shows Karapidagai North village, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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Background on Plant

Nagapattinam Energy proposes to set up a 1x150 MW imported coal thermal power plant at village Karapidagai North in Tamil Nadu. Coal would be imported from Indonesia. The project received an environmental clearance permit in 2012.[1]

Nagapattinam Energy sought an amendment to its environmental permit on the plant in 2014.[2]

With nearly four years since the receipt of its environmental clearance and no apparent activity, the project appears to be defunct.

Opposition

According to press reports, the project in Kilvelur taluk was among a number of coastal plants that faced "vociferous protests" by villagers due to concerns that pollution would harm the livelihood of farmers and fishermen.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Nagapattinam Energy
  • Parent company:
  • Developer:
  • Location: Karapidagai North village, Kilvelur taluk, Nagapattinum district, Tamil Nadu
  • Coordinates: 10.590833, 79.800278 (exact)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Capacity: 150 MW
  • Type:
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source: Indonesia
  • Source of financing:
  • Permits and applications: Environmental clearance, India MoEF, Nov 29, 2012

Resources and articles

References

  1. Environmental clearance, India MoEF, Nov 29, 2012.
  2. "MINUTES OF THE 112nd MEETING," STATE LEVEL ENVIRONMENT IMPACT ASSESSMENT AUTHORITY, 08.08.2014
  3. V Mayilvaganan, "Thermal plants face opposition from Nagapattinam villagers," Times of India, undated

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