Paradip power plant
Paradip power plan is a 60-megawatt (MW) captive coal-fired power project in Odisha, India. An additional 60 MW is planned at the same location.
The photo below shows the project site in Paradip village:
According to project proponent Essar Energy, the power station will comprise four 30 MW units and supply power to Essar Steel. As of May 2014 the project is under construction.
The first unit was commissioned in February 2015.
The second unit was completed in September 2016.
Photographs of the site show no indication of further construction at the site. It appears that Units 3 and 4 may be delayed or cancelled.
Sponsor: Essar Energy
Location: Paradip village, Jagatsinghpur district, Odisha
Coordinates: 20.3122104, 86.6458292 (exact)
Status: Unit 1: Operating (2015); Unit 2: Operating (2016); Units 3-4: Shelved
Nameplate capacity: 120 MW (Units 1-4: 30 MW)
Projected in service:
Coal Source: Imported
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Resources and articles
Related SourceWatch articles
- "Power," Essar Energy website, accessed May 2014
- "New projects", Essar Energy website, accessed April 2015
- "Essar Power completes phase I of Paradip project," Business Line, September 30, 2016