The Andhra Pradesh government has cleared pump storage projects worth Rs 157.40 billion proposed by Adani Green Energy Limited with a total capacity of 3,700 MW.
The project was cleared in the State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) review meeting. Adani Group has proposed pump storage projects in four districts of the state – two plants to be set up in Parvathi Puram, one in YSR Kadapa, and one in Satya Sai district. In Parvathi Puram, a 1,200 MW capacity plant will be set up in Kurukutti, and a 1,000 MW plant in Karrivalasa. Meanwhile, a 1,000 MW plant will be set up in Gandikota and a 500 MW plant in Chitravathi. The project is expected to commence in December 2022 and is likely to commission in December 2028.