Projects To Be Taken Up

Last Updated : 30/05/2018

Future projects of NEEPCO in ownership basis are as follows:

HYDRO

SL. NO NAME OF THE PROJECT STATE STATUS

Commissioning Schedule

(Tent. From Investment approval)

1 Wah Umiam HEP Stage-III (85 MW) Meghalaya
  • DPR for an installed capacity of 85 MW has been submitted to CEA in July, 2017 for accordance of TEC.
  • Comprehensive environmental studies completed and MoEF&CC, GoI, has intimated vide letter dated 26th Feb, 2018 that the EAC has recommended for grant of Environment Clearance to the project with a pre-requisite that a copy of Stage-I Forest Clearance be submitted prior to issuance of EC. DFO, Khasi Hills (T) Division, Govt. of Meghalaya intimated that State Forest Department cannot provide 44 ha degraded forest land for raising Compensatory Afforestation (CA) and requested NEEPCO to provide equivalent area of diverted forest land for CA, i.e. 22 ha which is under process.
  • Approval on the proposal for pre-investment activities obtained from MoP on 05.06.2017.
  • Pre-construction activities could not be taken up due to the demand of local people for changing the name of the Project.
  • Govt. of Meghalaya vide Notification dated 20.04.2018 has renamed the Project as Wah Umiam Stage-III HEP.
  • Concerned departments of the State Govt. have been pursued for Land acquisition, survey and construction of approach roads as a part of the Pre-construction activities.
5 years
2

Tuivai HEP

(210 MW)

Mizoram
  • NEEPCO signed MOA with Govt. of Mizoram on 10.02.2015 for execution of the project.
  • Updated cost and tariff of DPR were found to be on higher side.
  • Alternative study conducted with fresh hydrology which also reflected high project cost and tariff.
  • Matter was intimated to the State Govt. A grant of about Rs. 1800.00 crore is required to contain the tariff within Rs. 6.00 per unit. Response of State Govt. is awaited.
5 years

 

THERMAL

SL. NO NAME OF THE PROJECT STATE STATUS COMMISSIONING SCHEDULE 
(TENT. FROM INVESTMENT APPROVAL)
1 Garo Hills Thermal Power Project (500MW) Meghalaya
  • MOA was signed with State Govt. on 17.03.2011.
  • The Project site was identified near Darugiri, East Garo Hills District of Meghalaya.
  • Possibility of coal linkage is being explored with the State Govt. and other agencies.
3 years

 

RENEWABLE

SL. NO NAME OF THE PROJECT STATE STATUS COMMISSIONING SCHEDULE 
(TENT. FROM INVESTMENT APPROVAL)
1 Solar PV Project at Dhenkanal (200 MW) Odisha
  • The project is under various stages of central / state clearances
15 months from Date of signing of PPA