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Andhra Pradesh Power Development Company Ltd, A Joint venture company of

Andhra Pradesh Power Development Company Ltd


Brief details of the projects are as follows:
Andhra Pradesh Power Development Company Limited (APPDCL) is implementing the following two Mega Power Projects on fast track basis in the state to meet the Supply – Demand gap of energy in the XI and XII plans.

1. 2 x 800 MW Coal based Super Critical Thermal Power Station near Krishnapatnam, Nellore Dist: The Power station is designed for blended coal in the ratio of 70% washed domestic coal from Talcher to 30% imported coal. Sea water is proposed for cooling purpose and potable water by desalination. Krishnapatnam port (about 5 Kms from site) will cater to the requirement of importing heavy machinery and both domestic & imported coal of 3.5 and 1.5 million tons per annum respectively. EPC contract for the main plant has been awarded during July,2008 and for BOP during February 2009. Both units are likely to be commissioned during 2012-2013. The revised estimated cost of project is Rs.10,450/- Crores.

In view of the exemplary Statesmanship and dedicated services rendered to the state by late Sri.Damodaram Sanjeevaiah, Former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, the Govt.of Andhra Pradesh ordered Vide G.O.Ms.No.130 dt 12.12.2007 that the 1600 MW Thermal Power Project proposed to be established at Nelatur, Krishnapatnam, Nellore Dist be named as "Sri.Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station" with immediate effect.

2. 2100 MW Karimnagar Combined Cycle Power Plant: The 2100 MW Karimnagar Gas based combined cycle power plant was originally proposed using Natural gas as main fuel. Govt. of Andhra Pradesh has accorded in principle approval, during February 2010, to take up Karimnagar Gas Power Station using RLNG as Fuel for the first module of 700 MW initially. Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Sri K.Rosaiah laid foundation stone for the 1st block of 700 MW Unit on 14.2.2010. The gestation period for the project is 33-36 months from the award of EPC Contract.
1.All the clearances required for the Project are on hand.
2.Tenders were invited for construction of the first 700MW block on EPC basis and firm gas allocation is awaited.
3.REC has agreed in principle to provide loan of Rs.2800 Crore for the project.

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