Thermal Power Plants in India

Curriculum on Monitoring and Compliance of Thermal Power Plants

Sun, 09/12/2018 - 07:38

This curriculum, a part of a series of educational materials developed by CAG, covers best practices a thermal power plant should follow for protecting the local environment. The curriculum seeks to demystify regulatory standards and apply simple techniques to the thermal power plant production cycle, to prevent and mitigate environmental damage.

Comments - TNPL Expansion, Manapparai

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 07:39

Two years after commissioning a captive power plant with a multilayer-coated board project in Manapparai Taluk in Trichy, the TamilNadu Newsprint and Papers Limited has proposed an expansion. Here are the comments from CAG on the proposed expansion, submitted to the TNPCB as part of the Public Consultation process. In this, we highlight issues in the proposed wastewater discharge mechanism, its impact on groundwater and soil, and the provision of drinking water to nearby villages, which has been a contentious issue since the start of the plant.

Comments on the Draft Environmental Supplemental Plan (ESP) Notification

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 07:48

At the outset, we categorically state that we do not accept or agree to the Draft Environmental Supplemental Plan (ESP) Notification'2016 in its current form as we feel it does not provide for the necessary measures required to protect the environment. Our comments, therefore, may be read only as a response from the public to its contents and not as its acceptance.

Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station - 1600 MW

Fri, 04/05/2018 - 07:42

Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station (SDSTPS) is located in Nelatur Village, which is 23 Kms from Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh. It is a joint venture company of APGENCO and IL&FS, with a capacity of 1600 MW (2x800MW). The analysis is made using the Environmental Statement (ES) and Fly Ash Utilization Report