Adhunik Power and Natural Resources Limited (APNRL) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Jharkhand to set up a 1,080 MW coal-based Thermal Power Plant. As a first step towards this, the Company has implemented 540 MW (2x270 MW) power plant at villages Padampur and Srirampur in Seraikela-Kharsawan district in the State of Jharkhand. Plans are firmly in place to add another 2x270 MW in Stage-II. Unit-1 of Stage-I has achieved Commercial operation on 21stJanuary 2013 and Unit-2 on 12thJune 2013 subsequently. The Power Plant is in operation from last 2 years. The Project is about 20 Kms. from Jamshedpur city in Jharkhand State. The power from the project is being evacuated through Central Transmission Utility (CTU) substation i. e. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), Ramchandrapur located very near to the Power Plant site.
APNRL built this 2x270 MW power plant through awarding BTG and multiple BoP Contracts. M/s. Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited was the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contractor responsible for Boiler-Turbine-Generator package. All other Balance of plant (BoP) systems and civil works were executed through multiple BoP Package Contractors. M/s. Development Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata was Owner’s Engineer during the project development and execution stage. APNRL signed Fuel Supply Agreement for Unit-1 and Unit-2 with Central Coalfields Limited for the supply of Coal on Tapering Linkage basis. APNRL has signed Water Supply Agreement for the Power plant consumptive water with Government of Jharkhand for the supply of 40 cusec of water from downstream of Chandil dam from Subarnarekha River. APNRL has signed long term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) directly with Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB), West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (WBSEDCL) through Power Trading Company (PTC)and Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) through PTC.
Further at various places, APNRL is planning to set-up Supercritical Thermal Power plant, which are in advance stage of planning and approval. APNRL is also aggressively planning to set-up the Renewable Power plant in various parts of India in coming years.