Andhra Pradesh, India

Convalt is seeking a lender for financing of RIPL-GP´s 7.5 MW Waste to Power Project at Kothavalasa village, Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, India.

Status:  Late-stage development
Location: Andhra Pradesh, India
Construction Start Date: June 2023 (targeted)
Commercial Operation Date: December 2024 (targeted)
Capacity: 7.5 MW

Project Timeline


Project development

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Construction Start Date (targeted)


Commercial Operation Date (targeted)

Project Overview

Power Off-taker:

Andhra Pradesh Southern Power Distribution Corporation Limited (”APSDCL”)


Kothavalasa Village, Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, India

Project Surface Area:

14 Acres

Commercial Operation Date:

December 2024 (targeted)

Financial Advisor:

ACO Investment Group

Technical Advisor:

Convalt Energy

Lead Debt Arranger:

ACO Investment Group

Operations and Management:

Convalt Energy India Private Limited

Plant Size:


Project Status:

Late Stage Development

Plant Type:

Waste to Energy Power Plant (WTE)

Number of Employees

69 Full Time + 104 Contract Employees = 173 Employees

Total Investment:

60 crores INR ($8.3 million USD)

Projected Revenues:

FY 2024 40 Crores INR ($5.6 million USD)

Plant Location:

Gangavaram, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India



Thermodyne Technologies. Bi-drum Water Tube Boiler, Top Supported, Pneumatic Spreader with Travelling Grate. Max Continuous Rating (MCR) 40tons/hr.


Triveni Turbines. Turbine system consisting of Multistage Turbine, Gearbox, Coupling, Governing system, Lubricating system, Accessories, AC Generator, Control and instrumentation, and Panels for operation, protection and synchronization for generating power up to 8 MW.

Air Cooled Condenser

Paharpor Cooling Towers Ltd. Air Cooled Condenser (ACC) which facilitates reduced water consumption, to condense steam vapors from the turbine.


The TG generates power at 11 kV level. In-house power requirement is met by stopping down the voltage level to 415 V through a step down transformer.
The surplus power of 6.75 MW is stepped up to 33kV level and connected to the APTRANSCO sub-station at Melumai which is at a distance of approximately 2 km from the plant.

De-mineralization Plant

The raw water for chemical treatment comes from the transfer pump of main water storage reservoir. The RIPL_GP DM plant is sized to meet the makeup requirement of the steam. The DM plant consists of two streams of adequate capacity each. Each stream has pressure filter, RO plant, Cat-ion, An-ion, De-gaser, mixed bed system. The system is parallel connected and manually operated.

Distribution Control System

The Distributed Control System (DCS), custom designed and installed by VRL Automation Limited, facilitates the centralized management of the entire power plant. The following are the components of DCS deployed at RIPL-GP.

Fuel Conveyer and Storage System

The plant utilizes dual Belt Conveyer Systems for fuel handling inclusive of seperate storage bunkers and hoppers.
One Belt Conveyer System is used for Poultry Litter and Husk while the second Belt Conveyer system is used for other materials.

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