The company is planning to take up setting up of 2×685 MW Super Critical Imported Coal Based THERMAL POWER PLANT at village s Raikheda, Gaitara and Chicholi, in Tilda Taluk, in Raipur District , in Chhattisgarh. Land requirement will be 850 acre, which is in CSIDC area. The total land required is in possession. Out of total land required, 422.0 acres is revenue land; 92.0 acres is doubl. Imported coal from South Africa will be used for an interim period until domestic coal is made available. Imported Coal requirement will be 4.2 MTPA and domestic coal requirement will be 6.3 MTPA. Ash and Sulphur contents in imported coal will be between 29.0% to 33.7% and 0.6% to 0.7% respectively. Ash pond/dyke area requirement will be 200 acres. The co-ordinates of ash pond site are at Latitude 21026?28?N to 21027?00?N and Longitude 81050?26? E to 81051?39? E. About 2.10 MTPA of Fly Ash will be generated in case of domestic coal and 0.97 MTPA of Fly Ash will be generated in case of imported coal. Stack height will be 275 m. Water requirement will be 36 MCM and sourced from the Mahanadi River through a pipeline at a distance of 35 km. Natural draft cooling system will be installed for the units.
The project was considered for issuing Environment Clearance on May 9, 2011 and the Environment Clearance was issued on May 9, 2011
GMR Energy Ltd
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