Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Belgaum Loosing WESCO Power Plant

* CEA rejection list include 4 power projects of Karnataka

CEA rejects 8 power project proposals for lack of tie-upsSaturday, April 27, 2002
The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has returned 8 power project proposals to their respective promoters for non tie-up of essential inputs/ clearances. However, the CEA has made it clear that these projects could be considered for techno-economic clearance (TEC) after tying up for essential inputs/ clearances.

The 8 gas-based power projects, with a total capacity of 2,576.7 MW, were submitted for CEA clearance during April 1999 and September 2001. The reasons for rejecting the project proposals are listed below:

Belgaum Cost= 1659 Cr Capacity= 500 MW
LNG-based CCPPWesco Power Generation
Reason For rejection by CEA
Lack of LNG tie up, water availability from state and centre, approval from ministry of environment and forest, finalisation of EPC contractor.

Nanjangud CCPP Cost= 96.7 Cr Capacity=340 MW
IPS Power Co.
Reason For rejection by CEA
Non-availability of approval for water availability involving Cauvery inter-state aspects and other issues related to complete capital cost.

Hassan napththa-based CCPP Cost= 200 Cr Capacity=715 MW
Hassan Power Supply Co.
Reason For rejection by CEA
Outstanding issues such as revised water scheme, cost estimates and use of naphtha have to be sorted out with the Karnataka.

Bidadi CCPP Cost= 2100 Cr Capacity=662 MW
KPC Bidadi Power Corpn.
Reason For rejection by CEA

Lack of tie up for gas linkage, fuel transportation, water availability, NOC from Airports Authority of India, approvals from state pollution control board and ministry of forests.


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