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IEEFA Report: India Clings to Questionable Ultra Mega Power Plant Plans

IEEFA Report: India Clings to Questionable Ultra Mega Power Plant Plans

Viability Issues Continue to Complicate New Coal-Fired Projects

We’ve published a report today noting that while India has undergone an admirable energy-policy shift over the past few years, it is clinging unwisely to plans to build two costly coal-fired Ultra Mega Power Plants. Our report—“India’s Questionable Ultra Mega Power Plans”— details how these UMPP projects stand in jarring contrast to better-advised initiatives that […]

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Cheyyur UMPP: Financial Plan Will Make Electricity Unaffordable

Cheyyur UMPP: Financial Plan Will Make Electricity Unaffordable

Cheyyur UMPP: Financial Plan Will Make Electricity Unaffordable By Tom Sanzillo, Director of Finance, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis With inputs from Jai Sharda, Equitorials

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Cheyyur UMPP: Financial Plan Will Make Electricity Unaffordable

Cheyyur UMPP: Financial Plan Will Make Electricity Unaffordable

Cheyyur UMPP: Financial Plan Will Make Electricity Unaffordable By Tom Sanzillo, Director of Finance, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis With inputs from Jai Sharda, Equitorials

May 20, 2015 Read More →
Proposed Power Plant in Tamil Nadu, India, Is Too  Expensive

Proposed Power Plant in Tamil Nadu, India, Is Too Expensive

The High-Priced Cheyyur Power Project Would Raise Electricity Prices or Require Large Government Subsidies

We’ve published new research this morning that shows how a proposed 4,000-megawatt coal-fired plant in Tamil Nadu, India, would produce electricity that is too expensive. Our report, “Cheyyurr UMPP: Financial Plan Will Make Electricity Unaffordable,” finds also that the project, classified as an Ultra Mega Power Plant, would undermine the Indian government’s public-policy goal of […]

Report: Proposed Plant Cheyyur in Tamil Nadu, India, Is Unnecessary and Financially Unviable
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Report: Proposed Plant Cheyyur in Tamil Nadu, India, Is Unnecessary and Financially Unviable

Tariff Costs Would Increase Electricity Costs for a Community That Cannot Afford It; Coal-Fired Project Would Also Undermine India’s Public-Policy Goals

CLEVELAND, May 20, 2014 (IEEFA.org) — A report published today­­­ by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis finds that the proposed 4,000-megawatt coal-fired Plant Cheyyur in Tamil Nadu, India, would require unacceptably high tariffs on customers. The report, commissioned by the Indian Institute of Public Policy, concludes that the proposal to build Plant […]

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