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Banas Thermal Power project (Anuppur)

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Banas Thermal Power project is a proposed 1,320 megawatt (MW) coal plant in Madhya Pradesh, India.

Location

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Background

The project is sponsored by KVK Energy & Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd., part of KVK Power & Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. A memorandum of understanding was signed with the government of Madhya Pradesh in October 2008 for developing a 1,050MW coal-based power project, with a proposal to increase capacity to 1320MW. About 1,000 acres of land have been identified and an application made for allotment of land. The Water Resources Department of Madhya Pradesh allocated 32 million cubic meter p.a. of water for the project in 2009.[1]

According to the KFK Energy website in 2014, an application for coal linkage for 1,050 MW has been made, and a consultant appointed for preparing the draft EIA report and obtaining a terms of reference from the India Ministry.[2]

The project received a terms of reference for a 1320 MW plant in October 2010,[3] but as of March 2015 has yet to receive environmental clearance. The project appears to be deferred or abandoned.

Project Details

Sponsor: KVK Power & Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.
Location: Anuppur village, Chhulkar-Raksha district, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Coordinates: 23.102944,81.698098 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Capacity: 1,320 MW (Units 1-2: 660 MW)
Type: Supercritical
Projected in service:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Permits and applications: Terms of reference, India MoEF, Oct 12, 2010

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References

  1. "Future Projects," KVK Website, accessed Feb. 2012.
  2. "Future Projects," KVK website, accessed September 2014.
  3. "Terms of reference," India MoEF, Oct 12, 2010.
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