West Khasi Hills power station

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West Khasi Hills power station was a proposed 240-megawatt (MW) coal plant in Meghalaya state, India.

Location

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Background

The project was proposed by North Eastern Electric Power Corporation and was still being described as active in 2012 on the sponsor's web site, where it was reported that State Government Clearance was awaited and that application for coal linkage had been submitted to the Ministry of Coal in December 2006.[1]

However, as of mid-2014 the project is no longer mentioned on the NEEPC website and it appears to have been abandoned.

Project Details

Sponsor: North Eastern Electric Power Corporation
Location: West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya state
Coordinates: 25.491579, 91.269847 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Nameplate capacity: 240 MW (2 x 120 MW)
Type: Subcritical
Projected in service:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:

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References

  1. "Projects to Be Taken Up," North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited, accessed February 2012