Ministry of Coal, Govt. of India has allocated Amelia Coal Mine to THDC India Limited (THDCIL) for the implementation of Khurja Super Thermal Power Project (KSTPP) of 1320MW on 29.08.2016.
THDCIL is implementing Khurja STPP (2X660MW=1320MW) at Khurja, Distt. Bulandshahar of Uttar Pradesh. The annual generation capacity of the Khurja STPP is 9828 MU at 85% PLF in Phase-I i.e. 2X660 MW. There is a provision of 3rd unit (1X660MW) in Phase-II.
This coal mine has been allocated to THDCIL under the under Rule 11(10) of the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Rules, 2014 in public interest in order to meet the requirement of its Khurja STPP(2X660 MW).
The Amelia Coal Mine is located in Pidarwah Village, Singrauli-Tehsil, District Sidhi of the State of Madhya Pradesh. The Amelia Coal Mine is spread on around 1619.10 hectare of lease land excluding 240.70 hectare land outside lease area. The total Geological Coal reserve shall be 393.59 million tonnes. Rated capacity of the Amelia Coal mine is 8.4 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of Coal Production.The Project shall facilitate overall development of the area, create job opportunities for the local people and improve the deficit power scenario of Uttar Pradesh.
Besides that, all major clearances viz. Land availability, Water commitment, Airport Authority Clearance, Re-routing of NH-91, Railway Siding, etc. for the Khurja STPP are already in place.
THDCIL is one of the premier Hydropower Generators in the Country with an installed capacity of 1450MW credited with the Commsioping of Tehri Dam (1000MW), Koteshwar HEP (400MW) and 50MW Wind Power Project at Patan in Gujarat. The Corporation has also extended its Business Operations in the field of Thermal Power with Khurja STPP and is also involved in Solar Energy area.