Dumka power station (CESC)

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Dumka power station is a proposed 1260 megawatt (MW) coal plant in Jharkhand state, India.


The map below shows the location of Dumka district, India but not the exact location of the project.

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The project will be developed in two phases. Phase I comprises two units, each 300 MW. Phase II is a 660 MW unit. The project received environmental clearance on August 24, 2011.[1] According to the company, the project will be completed in 2016.[2]

Project Details

Sponsor: CESC
Location: Danro, Punsiya, Mahadevsol, Kusubana and Dumka villages, Dumka district, Jharkhand
Coordinates: 24.263371, 87.246407 (approximate)
Status: Phase I: (Units 1 & 2) - Pre-permit development; Phase II: Pre-permit development
Nameplate capacity: 1260 MW (Phase I: 2 x 300 MW; Phase II: 1 x 660 MW)
Projected in service: Phase I: 2016; Phase II: unknown
Coal Source: Mahuagiri coal block (25 km distant)
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
MoEF permits: Terms of Reference, (Aug 24, 2011)

Resources and articles

Related SourceWatch articles


  1. "1260 MW (in 2 Phases) Thermal Power Project by CESC Ltd," Thermal MoEF News, September 6, 2011
  2. CESC, "CESC At a glance", CESC website, accessed November 2011.
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