Neyveli IA coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Neyveli IA coal mine is an opencast mine, operated by Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NCL) India Limited, with a capacity of 3 million tonne per year, located near the town of Neyveli in Cuddalore district in Tamil Nadu, India.

The mine a has proposed expansion to 4 million tonnes per annum[1] The mine supplies the 600 megawatt (MW) Neyveli Thermal Power Station and the 420MW Thermal Power Station I Expansion.[2]


The map below shows the exact location of mine in Neyveli in Cuddalore district in Tamil Nadu, India

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The mine is owned and operated by the Neyveli Lignite Corporation.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NCL) India Limited
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  • Location: Neyveli in Cuddalore district in Tamil Nadu, India
  • GPS coordinates: 11.570043, 79.503671
  • Status: operating
  • Production Capacity: 3 MTPA[3]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves:120 MT[3]
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Expansion Details

  • Status: proposed
  • Size of Expansion: 1 million tonnes per annum[4]
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