Tharangambadi power station (Patel Power)
Tarangambadi power station, also known as Tirumalai power station, is a proposed 1,050-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Tamil Nadu, India.
The map below shows Tharangambadi taluk, the approximate location where the plant would be built.
Background on Plant
PEL Power received environmental clearance for the 1,050 MW coal-fired power station in 2010. According to PEL Power's website, the three units have a planned commissioning date by the end of 2015.
The project reported the following steps toward development:
- Indigenous Coal linkage in place.
- FSA for Indonesian Coal under finalization.
- Captive Jetty for Coal.
- Tender Documents under finalization.
- Bids for Jetty, External CHP and Intake/Outfall System will be floated.
- Drawal of sea water as approved by TNMB.
The company solicited bids in 2010. However, as of April 2015 there is no evidence that the project has progressed since late 2010, and it appears that it has been abandoned.
- Sponsor: PEL Power
- Parent company:
- Location: Marudampallam, Keelaperumpallam & Vanagiri villages, Tarangambadi and Sirkali taluk, Nagapattinum district, Tamil Nadu
- Coordinates: 11.029167, 79.849444 (approximate)
- Status: Cancelled
- Unit 1: 350 MW
- Unit 2: 350 MW
- Unit 3: 350 MW
- Start date: 2015
- Coal Type:
- Coal Source: Indonesia
- Source of financing:
- Permits and applications: Environmental clearance, India MoEF, March 26, 2010
Resources and articles
- "3x350 MW Coal fired Tirumalai TPP in Nagapattinam District, Tamilnadu," PEL Power, accessed August 2014.
- "NOTICE INVITING BIDS BY PEL POWER LIMITED (PPL),"