Introduction to the Sector

• Thermal power sector is the largest energy generation sector by volume • Current Installed capacity is about 125,000 MW • Thermal power sector employes around 1.5 lakhs unskilled workers & 65000 skilled & semi skilled workforce • Industrial and commercial demand now about 43-45% of total consumption. • Urban household demand about 20-25% of total consumption

• 75% current consumption by india is generated by thermal plants • Currently 25,000 crore rs is invested in indian thermal power sector
Introduction to Indian Construction Economics (MCM-112) 1

Introduction to Indian Construction Economics (MCM-112) 2 . • It can be installed at any place irrespective of the existence of coal. • The coal can be transported to the site of the plant by rail or road. • Less initial cost as compared to other generating plants.How this sector benefits the people ? • The fuel used is quite cheap. • Cost of initial setup is less than that of nuclear power plants. • It require less space as compared to Hydro power plants.

Introduction to Indian Construction Economics (MCM-112) 3 . • Pollution • Depletion of non-renewable resources like coal.Disadvantages of this sector • Emits green house gases.

) PSPCL ( Punjab state power corp.Major Parties in the sector • • • • • • • NTPC ( National thermal power company) IPGCL ( Indraprastha power generation co. ltd. ltd) • CESC ( Chennai energy systems company) Introduction to Indian Construction Economics (MCM-112) 4 . ) RVUNL ( Rajasthan vidyut utpadan nigam ltd.) RELIANCE power MAHAGENCO (Maharashtra state power generation company ltd) • KPGCL ( Karnataka power generation co. ltd. ltd ) HPGCL (Haryana state power generation co.

Foreign players in thermal sector • • • • • • Mitsubishi heavy industries ltd. at gujarat Hitachi at Tamilnadu Alstom at Gujarat Ansaldo caldie Tamilnadu Babcock & Wilcox at Maharashtra Toshiba in Tamilnadu Introduction to Indian Construction Economics (MCM-112) 5 .

2003 – National Electricity Policy (March 2005) – National Tariff Policy (January 2006) • Correct focus on: – Governance Commercialization Private participation – Competition Rural services – 100% FDI is allowed in power sector – Foreign investment is promoted by govt. in energy sector speedy single window clearance has been set up for land clearances Introduction to Indian Construction Economics (MCM-112) 6 .Major initiatives / Reforms from the Government • Government of India policy response is appropriate: – Electricity Act.

incorrectly billed or payment not collected • 12000 mw capacity of power stations are stalled due to lack of supply of fuel • Power stations stalled due to land acquisition issues • Government imposed a hefty carbon tax on the industry Introduction to Indian Construction Economics (MCM-112) 7 .Hindrances for Development • Over 40% of energy supplied into state transmission systems is lost. not billed.

72.000MW • 13.580crore are allocated for development of thermal power plants • Government has provided tax exemption for machinery imported for thermal sector • Thermal power plants are being provided land at token rates almost for free Introduction to Indian Construction Economics (MCM-112) 8 .Five Year Targets • 12th five year plan(2012-17) target for thermal energy sector is 88.

Major Contractors / Consultants involved in this sector • ADANI power limited • Gammon Dunkerly & co. ltd • Drashta power consultants Pvt Ltd • General mechanical works Pvt Ltd • Thermax limited Introduction to Indian Construction Economics (MCM-112) 9 .

Major projects in this sector Vindyachal power project operated by NTPC 4360 MW Adani power in mundra gujarat Anpara thermal power station.Uttar Pradesh Introduction to Indian Construction 10 .

Conclusion Introduction to Indian Construction 11 .

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