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Chettinad Power Corporation Private Limited (CPCPL) is listed as Indian Power Venture and a Mega Power Project development company in India. It is a Greenfield Thermal Power Plant(TPP) of 1320 MW (2x660 MW) capacity with Captive coal jetty.

This mega power project will be one of the largest Industrial Power Supply Company in the Country. The CPCPL was established in Financial year 2008-2009 capitalize on the emerging opportunities in the Indian power sector and focus on developing, operating and maintaining power projects. CPCPL is currently involved in developing 2x660MW capable of generating 1320 MW of power. The power from these plants will be sold under a combination of long-term, medium-term and short-term power purchase agreements ("PPAs/PGL") primarily to industrial and state-owned distribution agencies. CPCPL would become a champion of the concept of merchant power plants/IPP.

The power plant will have a configuration of 2 x 660 MW coal based Super-critical technology

The proposed power project shall operate on imported coal from Indonesia and blended coal in ratio of 70:30 of imported coal and indigenous coal

Coal will be transported through a captive jetty proposed near the power plant site designed for handling 5 Million Tonnes per Annum (MTPA) of coal via sea route

Individual sea water Natural Draft Cooling Tower (NDCT) for each unit and dedicated Desalination Plant for the project will be installed

Power will be evacuated to a pooling station through 400 KV transmission system by Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL)


The site is located at Tharangampadi, Nagapattinam district, a Coastal District of Tamil Nadu, on the eastern coast 326 K.M south of the State Capital, Chennai, India

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