Web Exclusive | August 2013
IL&FS Energy to add 10,000 mw of power
IL&FS Energy Development Company is executing 10,000 mw coal and gas based projects, and some of them are expected to start generation in the next one year, according to a top company official. Sunil Wadhwa CEO, IL&FS Energy Development Company said that the company has a 4,000 mw coal-based thermal power projects coming up in Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu. The company will be sourcing coal for this plant from its coal mines in Indonesia.
The plant has 6 units of which two will get commissioned by December 2014, Sunil Wadhwa said. He said this on the sidelines of a programme in Panjim. The company is likely to sign the PPA (Power Purchase Agreement) with Tamil Nadu for 15 years. IL&FS Energy has also envisaged setting up another 4,000 mw thermal plant in Gujarat and will also build a 2,000 mw gas-based plant and an LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) terminal alongside the plant.