SEPC Tuticorin power station

From Global Energy Monitor

SEPC Tuticorin power station is a proposed 525-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Tamil Nadu, India.

The project is located adjacent to the Tuticorin Thermal Power Station and the Tuticorin NTPL power station.

Location

The project is located the west (inland) from the Tuticorin Thermal Power Station and the Tuticorin NTPL power station. The photos below shows the construction site.

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Background

SEPC Power Private (previously SPIC Electric Power Corporation) received environmental clearance (EC) to build a 525 MW coal plant in the Tuticorin Port area. EC was granted in November 2010,[1] and extended in March 2016.[2]

Construction began in 2015.[3] The power station is planned for commissioning in 2020,[4] later pushed to 2021.[5]

Financing

It was reported that the project received loans in the amounts of Rs 1,142 crores from Power Finance Corporation, Rs 1,125 crores from the Rural Electrification Corporation, and Rs 182.16 crores from PTC India Financial Services.[6][7]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: SEPC Power Private (previously SPIC Electric Power Corporation)
  • Location: Tuticorin port area, Tuticorin district, Tamil Nadu
  • Coordinates: 8.7553302, 78.1584334 (exact)
  • Status: Construction
  • Capacity: 525 MW
  • Type:
  • Projected in service: 2021
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source: Imported
  • Source of financing: US$154,425,059 in debt from Power Finance Corporation; US$152,126,263 in debt from Rural Electrification Corporation; US$24,634,432 in debt from PTC India Financial Services[6][7]
  • Permits and applications: Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, Nov 3, 2010; Environmental Clearance extension, India MoEF, March 31, 2016

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References

  1. Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, Nov 3, 2010
  2. Environmental Clearance extension, India MoEF, March 31, 2016
  3. "Broad Status Report," India Central Electrical Authority, March 2017
  4. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country," Government of India Ministry of Power, April 2019
  5. "Broad Status of Thermal Power Plants," India Central Electricity Authority, April 2021
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Tuticorin Thermal Power Project Stage IV" (PDF). September 15, 2015.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "SEPC Power Private Limited vs. Tamilnadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited" (PDF). tnerc.

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