Hamirpur power station

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Hamirpur power station is a proposed 600-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Chhattisgarh, India.

Location

The map below shows Hamirpur and Jobra villages, where the plant is being developed.

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Background

Jayaswal Neco Industries Limited (JNIL) has formed a subsidiary company named Raigarh Energy Limited (REL) to develop the Hamirpur thermal power plant at Raigarh, Chhattisgarh. The estimated project cost is Rs. 3337.26 crores.[1]

Since 2011, there have been no reports of further progress on the project, and there is no mention of it on the Jayaswal Neco website. It appears the project has been shelved or abandoned.

Public opposition

Public Hearing of Jayaswal Neco Industries Ltd.'s thermal power plant, Chhattisgarh

A video posted on the India Environmental Portal shows testimony at a contentious public hearing on September 23, 2011. Additional videos from the hearing are posted here.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Raigarh Energy
  • Parent company: Jayaswal Neco Industries
  • Location: Hamirpur and Jobra villages, Gharghoda taluk, Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh
  • Coordinates: 22.393333, 83.521944 (exact)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity: 600 MW (Units 1&2: 300 MW)
  • Type:
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:
  • MoEF permits: Terms of Reference (Unit 1), India MoEF, Feb 11, 2010

Articles and resources

References

  1. "Summary impact environmental assessment," Raigarh Energy Limited, Oct 2010.

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