Underground Coal Gasification Project Block – V



BLOCK – V: Underground Coal Gasification Project
The Planning Commission, GoP had approved project and engaged Dr. Samar Mubarakmand to develop a local technology and execute the Pilot Project at Block V.

  • This project would be scaled up for 2x50MW Power Plant based on IGCC technology. Pilot Burn was ignited in December, 2012.
  • Planning Commission, GoP has conducted Project Appraisal in June, 2012 and decided that the pilot project should be operationalized for power generation of 8-10 MW electricity within a period of 10-12 months.
  • As reported by UCG Project, syngas purification plant and power generators (4 MVA) have been installed and power production commenced on 28th May, 2015. The power production would be enhanced to 10 MVA in due course.