Update on upcoming supercritical thermal power plant at Pitamahul, Sonepur district
KU Projects Pvt Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Ind Barath Power Infra Pvt Ltd (IBPIL) intends to set up a 1320 (2×660) super critical thermal power plant at Pitamahul in Sonepur district at a total investment of Rs 7260 crore. The MoU was signed by K Raghu, chairman of IBPIL.
KU Projects Private Limited (KPPL), a subsidiary of Hyderabad based Ind-Bharath Power Infra Pvt Ltd (IBPIL), will set up 1,320 MW (2X660MW) coal fired supercritical thermal power project at Pitamahul in Sonepur district with an investment of Rs 7,260 crore.
The company requires 820 acres of land and the water requirement of the plant will be met from the Mahanadi river system, company sources said.
If everything goes as per the plan, the company is confident of commissioning the first unit in 30 months. The construction work is likely to be taken up in the first quarter of the current year.
Ujwal Kotagiri (left), Director of KU Projects Private Limited and P. K. Jena, Commissioner-cum-Secretary of Energy, Government of Orissa exchange documents in presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday after signing MOU to set up 1,320MW coal fired supercritical thermal power project at Pitamahul in Sonepur district. — Photo: Ashoke Chakrabarty
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