UP Govt To Increase Electricity Production With Rs 18000 Crore Investment In Coar-Fired Power Plant

The government of Uttar Pradesh has been striving for a long time to increase the production of electricity in the state to fulfill the requirements of the entire state. Meanwhile, in the wake of catering to the needs of people, the Uttar Pradesh government announced that the government will invest over Rs 18000 crore in a coal-fired thermal power plant located in Sonbhadra district. This announcement came in a bid to increase the production of electricity in the state. If you are scrambling to the web regarding the same topic, the following sections are waiting for you. Kindly stick with this page and go through the article till the end. Swipe down the page.

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As mentioned, the coal-fired thermal power plant on which the state government will invest more than Rs 18000 crore, is located in Sonbhadra district. According to the reports, Meja Utpadan Nigan Private Ltd will set up the proposed thermal power unit ‘Anpara E’. For the unversed, Meja Utpadan Private Limited is a collective venture of UP Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited and NTPC. Keep reading this article for more details. Swipe down the page.

The announcement of investing Rs 18000 crore in a coal-fired thermal power plant came amid the speculations that the central government is contemplating facilitating easier funding for new coal-fired thermal power plants in the wake of a significant increase in the demand for electricity. The chairman of UP Rajya Vidyut Ut­p­adan Nigam Limited (UPRVUNL), Ashish Kumar Goel said, “The 1,600 Megawatt (Mw) project entails an estimated cost of Rs 18,624 crore,” Notably, the board has approved the proposal for the Anpara E unit. Currently, the proposal is due for the approval of the state government. Take a peek at the next section and read more details.

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The Nigam is preparing to commission the first phase of two (under-construction) thermal power plants, Jawaharpur (2×660 Mw) located in Sonbhadra and Obra C (2×660 Mw) located in Etah districts. The UP power utility is providing the various thermal power projects in the pipeline or undergoing overhaul to be ready by January 2024 since the energy demand soared to a new high during the summer months this year. In addition, the UP government is also taking measures for the safe disposal of fly ash that is emitted from the burning of coal at the plants. The fly ash is commonly used in making bricks, concrete blocks, and roads, as well as mixing in cement.

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