News Brief | September 2016
Coal linkages panel asks GVK Power to get fuel via e-auction
An inter ministerial panel on coal linkages has asked GVK Power to procure coal through forward e-auction route for its 540 MW (2x270 MW) Goindwal Sahib thermal power plant in Punjab. Standing Linkage Committee (Long-Term) for coal linkages clarified that -"the MoU for coal supply (to GVK Power Goindwal Sahib plant) was valid till June 30, 2016 and this would not be extended. The project proponent (PP) was advised to obtain coal through special forward e-auction route,-" a coal ministry official said. According to the official, GVK Power had conveyed to the government that the plant has been commissioned but there was no coal available for the plant.
Contact: GVK Power