Garo Hills power station
Garo Hills power station is a proposed coal-fired power station in Meghalaya state, India.
The map below shows Williamnagar, capital of East Garo Hills District, the approximate location where the plant would be built.
- MOA signed with the Government of Meghalaya on 17.03.2011.
- Preliminary survey works of the project site completed. Project site identified near Darugiri, East Garo Hills District. However, finalisation of the site, by the Site Selection Committee of CEA is awaited.
- Expression of interest for Empanelment of Firms/Companies for Coal Linkage for the Project floated on 23.12.2011. The EOI opened as schedule on 09.02.2012 and is in the final stage of evaluation.
- Expression of interest for Empanelment of land owners of coal bearing areas in Garo Hills District for lease of land for coal mining activities was floated on 12.06.2012.
- GM (E/M) has been posted as head of project and taken over charge.
As of April 2015 no permits or applications are listed on the India MoEF website, and the project appears to be abandoned.
Sponsor: North Eastern Electric Power Corporation
Location: Darugiri, South Garo Hills district, Meghalaya
Coordinates: 25.495460, 90.616820 (approximate)
Capacity: 500 MW, 720 MW, or 750 MW
Projected in service:
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing: