• Welcome to HTPL

    Welcome to HTPL

    Hassan Thermal Power (P) Ltd. (HTPL) is a special purpose Company, promoted by Core Energy Enterprises Inc. of Canada, set up for implementing a 2×660 MW, imported coal based power plant near Hassan, Karnataka in two phases. The plant will be based on supercritical technology to increase the fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions perceptibly. Presently, Karnataka is facing a major power shortage, which calls for immediate augmentation of generating capacity, to overcome the expected deficit in power and energy demand. The Hassan Thermal Power project envisages lessening this deficit and providing tremendous boost to the power requirements of Karnataka. HTPL is promoted by an experienced team of professionals who have been exposed to many infrastructure projects and technologies in Indian industry, particularly its Energy Sector.
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     The HTPL team comprises specialists with significant  experience in areas like law,  regulatory compliances, power  engineering and finance besides others  with knowledge of  the power sector. This  combination is poised to deliver a  state of  the art power project at Hassan in  Karnataka. Hassan  Thermal Power will  soon result in meaningful and tangible  benefits to the state of Karnataka. Major  Project milestones  such as land and  water, allotment and environment  approvals have been achieved.
  • Message from Mr. James C. Cassina

    Message from Mr. James C. Cassina

    (Extract from Communication dated 12 December, 2013 by Mr. James C. Cassina, Promoter to the Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka)
    “I am writing to you as foreign sponsor of Hassan Thermal Power (P) Limited, (“Hassan Thermal”) an Indian special purpose company incorporated to fulfill the promise of a power project awarded through an International Competitive Bid to build, own and operate an electricity generating plant in Karnataka (the “Power Project”). In this capacity it is a pleasure for me to congratulate you on the ascension of your position as Chief Secretary of the government of Karnataka. Rest assured that your objectives and those of Chief Minister Shri K. Siddaramaiah and Dr. Amita Prasad IAS Principal Secretary, Energy, and Hassan Thermal are aligned in providing affordable power to Karnataka for the benefit of its people and its commercial enterprises. For me it was uplifting to learn of Chief Minister Shri K. Siddaramaiah’s declared policy to facilitate expeditious clearance of Power Projects in the interest of the state.”
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Important News


HTPL filed a Writ Petition No. 30351 – 52/2015 dated 22/07/2015 in the High court of Karnataka in July, 2015 against the Government of Karnataka and other respondents seeking inter alia, a Writ of Mandamus to be issued to the Government of Karnataka bearing upon the project. Writ admitted.
Vide their Order No. EN 14 PPC 2011 dated April 11, 2016 Government of Karnataka Communicated that it was withdrawn approval given to Hassan Thermal Power (P) Ltd. for implementation of Coal based Thermal Power Plant at Hassan and not to process the initialed Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between ESCOMs and HTPPL on 25. 06. 2007.
Thereupon, HTPL filed another Writ Petition No. 30954 – 55/2016 before the Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka praying for issue for a Writ of Certiorari to the Government of Karnataka.
Both Writs are currently pending.