Kochar power station

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Kochar power station is a proposed 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Bihar.

Location

The project is proposed for Kochar village in Aurangabad district, Bihar. The map below shows the location of Aurangabad district but not the exact location of the project.

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Background

The project has been proposed by Triton Energy to be built at the village of Kochar, Aurangabad district, Bihar, India.[1]

The Bihar State Investment Promotion Board notes that the company was originally given investment approval for the project in 2008 to be built at Navinagar in Aurangabad district but in October 2009 gained approval for the project to be proposed instead at Kochar.[1]

However, as of 2014 the project has not received environmental permits, and may have been cancelled.

Project Details

Sponsor: Triton Energy
Location: Kochar village, Aurangabad district, Bihar
Coordinates: 24.74839, 84.376663 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Nameplate capacity: 1320 MW
Type:
Projected in service:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2: 7,806,085 tons
Source of financing:

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 State Investment Promotion Board, "Proposals Approved by State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB)", State Investment Promotion Board, February 2012.