Kamalanga power station
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Phase I of the Kamalanga power station is a 1050 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant comprising three 350 MW units that is under construction, sponsored by a GMR Energy subsidiary, GMR Kamalanga Energy Ltd. (GKEL).
Phase II: 350 MW addition
On December 5, 2011, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) approved an additional 350 MW unit at the same location. No additional land will be required for the expansion. The company will use imported coal until indigenous coal linkage is obtained. Coal will be imported from Indonesia. A public hearing was held on March 30, 2011.
Sponsor: GMR Energy
Location: Village of Kamalanga, Odapada Taluk, in Orissa’s Dhenkanal District, India
Coordinates: 20.853283 to 20.884847 latitude; 85.253144 to 85.274461 longitude
Status: Phase I (3 x 350 MW) - under construction; Phase II (1 x 350 MW) - advanced development
Nameplate capacity: Phase I: 1050 MW; Phase II: 350 MW
Projected in service:
Coal Source: Indonesian coal until indigenous coal linkage is obtained
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
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Articles and resources
- ↑ "GKEL gets mega power status" Industry Monitor, December 16, 2011.
- ↑ "GMR Kamalanga Energy Ltd. (GKEL)", GMR Group website, accessed November 2011.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Environmental clearance letter from MoEF to Kalamanga Energy Ltd, December 5, 2011