Angul Smelter power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Angul Smelter power station is a 1200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Odisha, India. An additional 500 MW has been proposed.


The Angul Smelter is located at Angul in the state of Odisha.

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The Angul Smelter power station is part of the publicly-owned National Aluminium Company.[1][2]

The power facilities at the Angul Smelter comprise ten units, each 120 MW.[3]

The most recently built units, Units 8, 9, and 10, were commissioned in 2009, 2010, and 2010 respectively.[4][5]

Units 11 and 12

NALCO proposes to add two additional units (11 and 12) to the Angul Smelter power station, each of capacity 250 MW, "to cater the additional power requirements of the Smelter Plant."[6] A terms of reference was issued in November 2012.[7]

As of October 2016 the units have not received environmental clearance, and appear to be abandoned.

Project Details for Units 11 and 12

Sponsor: National Aluminum Company
Location: Banarpal & Balaram Prasad village, Banarpal taluk, Angul district, Odisha
Coordinates: 20.849026413289, 85.19021988 (exact)
Status: Cancelled

  • Unit 11: 250 MW
  • Unit 12: 250 MW

Projected in service:
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Permits: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, Nov 1, 2012

Resources and articles


  1. "National Aluminium Co. Ltd.," Emkay, September 7, 2011
  2. Angul Smelter Coal Captive Power Plant India, Global Energy Observatory, accessed March 2012
  3. National Aluminum Company, "Captive Power Plant ", National Aluminium Company website, accessed November 2011.
  4. "Nalco to commission second 120 MW unit in Angul soon," Hindu Business Line, August 8, 2010
  5. "Highlights of 2010-2011," accessed February 2012
  6. "Appointment of Agency for carrying out Power System Study and Preparation of Report for NALCO’s CPP at Angul, Odisha," NALCO tender, Nov. 8, 2011.
  7. Terms of Reference, India MoEF, Nov 1, 2012
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