Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Ltd.

A Gold rated State PSU( A Govt. of Odisha Undertaking )

Powering Green Energy
Sri Bishnupada Sethi, IAS
Commissioner-cum-Secretary to Govt. of Odisha,
Department of Energy and Chairman-cum-Managing
Director, OHPC Ltd.

JV’s & Subsidiaries

OHPC has taken initiatives to develop Thermal, Hydro, Renewable Power projects on its own and through joint ventures and Subsidiary. DPR is under preparation for construction of Pumped Storage Scheme at Upper Indravati, Mukhiguda. The information on Subsidiary and JV companies along with details of partners of joint ventures along with present status is given below:

Name of the Company JV Partner(s) / Subsidiary  Details with present status
OTPC (Odisha Thermal Power Corporation Ltd) Odisha Mining Corporation Ltd (OMC).

OTPC has been incorporated   with Joint Venture of OHPC & OMC with 50:50 shareholdings for setting up a coal based supercritical thermal power plant of 3x 800 MW capacities at Kamakhyanagar in the District of Dhenkanal. The Land acquisition and other statutory clearance works are under progress.

BWCCL (Baitarni West Coal Company Ltd) Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB), Gujarat Power Corporation Ltd (GPCL)

The Ministry of Coal, GoI vide letter dtd 25.07.2007 allotted the Baitarni West Coal Block (602MT) through Govt dispensation route to three State PSUs namely, KSEB, GPCL & OHPC each having one third share. A JV Company namely Baitarni West Coal Company Ltd has been incorporated by the three allocates in April, 2008. After deallocation of the Baitarni West Coal Block, the company is contemplating to apply for new Coal blocks under Government dispensation route. Regarding encashment of BG, the Hon'ble High Court of Orissa had passed an interim order in favour of BWCCL.

GEDCOL (Green Energy Development Corporation  of Odisha Ltd) Wholly Owned Subsidiary of OHPC

20 MW Solar Project at Manamunda:
GEDCOL was allotted 20MW Solar Power Plant at Manmundain Boudh district under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), Phase-II, Batch-I.The project has been commissioned successfully during March' 2016 (15 MW) and June 2016 (5 MW).During the year underreview, 27.01 Million Units(MU) were generated which corresponds to Rs.14.72 crore of revenue.The plant capacity utilization factor during F.Y.2016-17 was 16.04%.

Status of ongoing Projects:
Rooftop Solar Project:
MNRE has sanctioned 4(four)MW Solar Rooftop Project on the non-residential Govt. Buildings in twin city of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar through PPP mode. 186 nos. of buildings have been identified (126 in Bhubaneswar and 60 in Cuttack) for taking up Roof Top installations. M/s. AZURE Power Limited is executing the Project.The project has been implemented in the following Govt. Buildings:-

Sl No. Name of the Govt. Building Capacity(KWp) Date of Commissioning
1. Physics & Chemistry Building, Utkal University. 88.35 11.05.2017
2. Psychology & Public Admin Building, Utkal University. 47.12 09.06.2017
3. Gopabandhu & Madhusudan Hostel, Utkal University. 88.35 09.06.2017
4. Agriculture College of OUAT. 176.70 24.10.2017
5. Main Block / Central Library of OUAT. 111.91 24.10.2017
6. Jaydev Bhawan, Bhubaneswar. 55.80 25.10.2017
7. Secretariat and Associated Complex. 265 26.10.2017
8. Ramadevi Womens University. 58.90 26.10.2017
9. Odisha State Museum, Bhubaneswar. 29.45 26.10.2017
10. Nirman Soudh, Bhubaneswar. 114.70 04.11.2017
Total 1036.28

Solar Park:
MNRE has allotted GEDCOL for development of 1000 MW Solar Park(s) under the Ultra Mega Solar PowerPark(UMSPP) Scheme of Govt. of India.MNRE has approved for development of the Solar Park in two phases of 400MW and 600MW.IFC has been engaged as Transaction Advisor for the project to be developed in a PPP mode. Preliminary assessment has been completed for 300 MW Solar Park in Sambalpur and Boudh Districts and DPR is under preparation. The selection for land patch in various Districts are being explored for remaining 700MW Solar capacity.

Rooftop Replication Scheme in 15 (fifteen) towns:
GEDCOL has engaged IFC as transaction advisor for replication of roof top solar on 15 other cities of Odisha i.e. Sambalpur, Burla, Hirakud, Rourkela, Berhampur, Chatrapur, Jeypore, Koraput, Sunabeda, Nabarangpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Baripada, Puri&Khurda. Survey has been completed and Technical Due Diligence Report has been submitted by IFC. Transaction structuring is under preparation.

Solar Projects in OPTCL Sub-station Premises:
GEDCOL is under process to develop Solar Plants on the un-utilized lands available inside OPTCL Grid Sub-stations at Baripada, Bolangir and Koraput including OHPC Power House at Mukhiguda. DPR has been prepared by Gujarat Energy Research & Management Institute (GERMI) at these sites. Tender for selection of EPC contractor is under preparation.

Small Hydro Projects by GEDCOL:
Detailed Project Report(DPR) has been prepared for 3MW(2X1.5MW),Jambhira SHEP in Mayurbhanj District and 4.2 MW (2 X 2.1 MW), Kanupur SHEP in Keonjhar District and submitted to Engineer in Chief(Electricity) for execution of "Implementation Agreement".
GEDCOL had requested State Technical Committee (STC) for allotment of 4 nos. SHEPs namely, Kharag- I, II, IIA and III (Kandhamal District) of capacity 96 MW in favour of GEDCOL for development.However,it has been decided to analyse the possibility of reconfiguration of SHEPs to harness optimum power potential and DPRs will be prepared after completion of analysis by WAPCOS.
The proposal to take up Salki-1,2 & 3(KandhamalDistrict) projects for a capacity of about 36 MW was proposed to be taken up. However, now it is decided to take up as a major SHEP with a provision of irrigation potential.
PFR for another SHEP namely, GarjanKhol (Angul District) of approx. 10 MW capacity is under preparation by M/s WAPCOS.
GEDCOL and Steel Authority of India Limited(SAIL), Rourkela have agreed to develop 10MW, Mandira SHEP in Sundargarh District in Joint Venture mode. Preliminary survey has been completed by M/s MECON and site for installation of Power House has been finalized.DPR for the same is under preparation by M/s MECON. Approval from Govt. of Odisha has been sought for signing of the Share holders' Agreement and formation of JV Company between GEDCOL and SAIL.

Odisha Coal and Power Limited(OCPL) Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGC).

OCPL is a Joint Venture Company between Odisha Power Generation Corporation(OPGC) and Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Ltd. (OHPC) with shareholding ratio of 51:49.
The Manoharpur and Dip-Side Manoharpur Coal Blocks have been allocated to OCPL by MoCon 31stAugust,2015. Manoharpur Coal Block is an explored block with a reserve of 181.68 Million Tonne.Dip-Side is regionally explored with a reserve of 350 Million tonne.
856Ac.of Private Land out of 1040Ac. has been acquired by OCPL.Similarly out of 1041Ac. of Government Land, 798Ac. has been allotted in favour of OCPL and 491Ac. of Forest Landout of 495Ac. has been possessed by OCPL.
Permits for R&R Colony have already been obtained Construction of Rehabilitation & Resettlement Colony (Phase-I) completed with total 240 Houses along with basic infrastructures.Shifting of PDFs started & 92 families have shifted.Process for construction of Phase-IIR & R Colony has been initiated.
The major permits for manoharpur like Environment Clearance, Consent to establish & operate, Forest Clearance, Water allocation, Permission of Nalla & Road Diversion, Site Specific Wildlife Conservation Plan, Explosive License, Non-Mineralisation Clearance, Permanent Power drawal from NTPC power plant at Darlipalli, Power supply permission for R&R colony, Grant of 5.55 Cusec of water from Hirakud Reservoir, Ownership of ITC Hemgir etc. have been obtained.
Prospecting License executed, Permission for drilling of boreholes in forest area obtained, Environment Clearance for Prospecting in place,Drilling work at Dip-side under progress(Drilling of 67 boreholes completed).
Grant Order for Mining Lease issued & Mining lease deed signed and registered with Collector, Sundergarh on 17-05-2017.
CMPDI has been awarded for preparation of Integrated Geological Report. LOI issued for Coal Handling Plant (CHP) on 18.08.2017.
As per the Allotment Agreement signed with the Nominated Authority, MoC, the coal production will start by April 2019.The full production(8MT) is expected by end of year 2022.