Choudwar power station

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Choudwar power station is a 258-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Odisha, India.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Cuttack district.

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Background

The Choudwar power station is a captive power facility that comprises two older 54 MW coal-based units, a 30 MW dual-fuel unit which operates on a mixture of coal & furnace gas, and two newly built 60 MW coal-based units.[1]

While the output primarily serves the power needs of the ferro alloys plant, there is some surplus which is supplied to the State Grid. The power station is owned and operated by Indian Metals & Ferro.[2]

Project Details for 120 MW expansion

Sponsor: Indian Metals & Ferro
Location: Choudwar village, Cuttack district, Odisha
Coordinates: 20.5352959, 85.9107229 (exact)
Status: Operating (2013)
Capacity: 258 MW total, consisting of Unit 1: 54 MW, Unit 2: 54 MW, Unit 3: 30 MW (dual fuel), Unit 4: 60 MW (2013), Unit 5: 60 MW (2013)
Type: Subcritical
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Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Permits and applications: Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, May 14, 2010

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