Which are Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPPs) located in Indian States?
These projects are based on the vision “Power for All” by the end of The Eleventh Five Year Plan. The UMPPs each with the capacity of 4000 MW or above are being developed.
The Ministry of Power with the Central Electricity Authority and Power Finance Corporation Ltd. initiated coal based UMPPs in India.
Till now these four UMPPs have been awarded.
1. Coastal Gujarat Power Limited in Mundra awarded to M/s Tata Power Limited
2. Sasan Power Limited in Sasan (MP) awarded to M/s Reliance Power Limited
3. Coastal Andhra Power Limited in Krishnapatnam awarded to M/s Reliance Power Limited
4. Jharkhand Integrated Power Limited in Tilaiya awarded to M/s Reliance Power Limited
Apart from this SPVs (Special Purpose Vehicles) have been incorporated for another eight UMPPs.