Jharsuguda Sterlite power station

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Jharsuguda Sterlite power station is a 2,400 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Odisha, India.

Location

The power station is located 6 km south of Jharsuguda, Odisha.

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Background

The power station is operated by Sterlite Energy, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources, a London Stock Exchange company. It comprises four 600 MW units near Jharsuguda.[1]

The first units of the plant (1 and 2) were commissioned respectively in November 2010 and April 2011.[2]

As of February 2012, Sterlite Energy was in final stages of acquiring 633 acres of land required for a coal ash pond for the power station.[3]

The final unit 4 (600 MW) was commissioned on April 25, 2012.[4]

Project Details

Sponsor: Sterlite Energy
Location: Brundamai village, Jharsuguda district, Odisha
Coordinates: 21.8157426, 84.0420359 (exact)
Status: Units 1 and 2: Operating 2010; Unit 3: Operating 2011; Unit 4: Operating 2012
Nameplate capacity: Unit 1: 600 MW; Unit 2: 600 MW; Unit 3: 600 MW; Unit 4: 600 MW
Type: Subcritical
Coal Type:
Coal Source: IB Valley coalfield[2]
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Permits and applications: Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, Dec 7, 2007

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References

  1. ALL INDIA REGIONWISE GENERATING INSTALLED CAPACITY (MW) OF POWER UTILITIES INCLUDING ALLOCATED SHARES IN JOINT AND CENTRAL SECTOR UTILITIES, Central Electricity Authority, April 30, 2012
  2. 2.0 2.1 Sterlite Energy, "Jharsuguda Power Project", Sterlite Energy website, accessed March 2012.
  3. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country" Government of India Ministry of Power, February 2012.
  4. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country" Government of India Ministry of Power, August 2013.

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