Akrimota Power Project
The Akrimota Power Project is a 250 megawatt lignite-fired power station which is owned and operated by Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation in Gujarat, India.
The undated satellite photo shows the power station in Nani Chher village.
The power plant was synchronized in 2005 and began commercial operation in 2006-2007. It is at the pithead of the Panandhro Lignite Mine. The plant is located near the village of Nani Chher in Kutchh district.
250 MW Expansion
In late 2011 Platts listed a 250MW expansion of the power station as being planned. However, GMDC make no mention of the possible expansion on their website, and as of 2016 the company is not listed as having applied for an environmental permit. The project appears to have been abandoned.
Project Details of proposed expansion
Sponsor: Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation
Location: Nani Chher village, Kutchh district, Gujarat
Coordinates: 23.7724998, 68.6455556 (exact)
- Unit 1: Operating (2007)
- Unit 2: Operating (2006)
- Unit 3: Cancelled
- Unit 1: 125 MW
- Unit 2: 125 MW
- Unit 3: 250 MW
Projected in service:
Coal Type: Lignite
Coal Source: Panandhro Lignite Mine, India
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Resources and articles
- GMDC, "Power: Akrimota Power Project", Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation website, accessed November 2011.
- Platts, "World Electric Power Plants Database, September 2011", accessed November 2011. The database is not available online but a downloadable spreadsheet can be purchased.
- GMDC, "New Projects", Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation website, accessed March 2014.