MUNPL – Meja Thermal Power Plant 1320 MW – Uttar Pradesh - Project Profile
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Meja Urja Nigam Private Ltd (MUNPL), a joint-venture (JV) company formed by National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (UPRVUNL), is undertaking the Meja Thermal Power Plant project in Uttar Pradesh, India.
The project involves the construction of a 1,320MW coal-based power plant. It will be executed in two units of 660MW each. The project will be based on super critical technology.
In January 2011, a letter of intent (LOI) was issued for the BTG package to Toshiba. In December 2011, however, the award of contract was delayed due to legal dispute between NTPC and Ansaldo Caldaie over disqualifying the latter in the bulk tendering process.
In May 2012, Toshiba was awarded the BTG Contract of US$315 million. The scope of the contract covers engineering, procurement, manufacturing, installation and testing of the steam turbine generator islands.
On June 6, 2012, MUNPL signed US$1,350 million loan agreement with consortium of 16 banks led by State Bank of India and syndicated by SBI Capital Markets Ltd for funding the project and on June 7, 2012, MUNPL achieved financial closure.
On July 11, 2012, Alstom T&D was awarded US$190 million construction contract for 400kV substation. The scope of work includes engineering, supply, erection, testing and commissioning works. It also includes delivery of generator transformer, interconnecting transformers, shunt reactors, circuit breakers, instrument transformers and substation automation system.
On September 1, 2014, MUNPL signed a loan agreement for US$156.52 million, with State Bank of India (SBI) and Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) to set up an export credit line, which will be utilized to finance the procurement of steam turbine generator equipment from the Japanese firm, Toshiba Corporation and its subsidiary in India, Toshiba JSW Power System, to construct the plant. The loan will be co-financed by the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd (BTMU).
On December 24, 2014, Tender issued for providing the Ventilation System of the proposed project with submission deadline as January 30, 2015.
As of March 2015, Project is kept on hold due to legal issues.
In June 2017, 68% works completed on the project.
In July 2017, NTPC signed US$1,028million loan agreement with Power Finance Corporation (PFC).
The project is facing delay due to pending of civil works and supply of Boiler material.
The project involves the construction of a 1,320MW coal-based power plant in Uttar Pradesh, India.
The US$1,795 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a 660MW power plant in unit I
2. Construction of a 660MW power plant in unit IIReasons To Buy