Arasmeta Cement Plant power station

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Arasmeta Cement Plant power station is an operating power station of at least 86-megawatts (MW) in Janjgir, Champa, Chhattisgarh, India.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Arasmeta Cement Plant power station Janjgir, Champa, Chhattisgarh, India 21.966291, 82.340412 (approximate)

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station.

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Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating coal - unknown 43 subcritical 2008
Unit 2 operating coal - unknown 43 subcritical 2011

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 1 KSK Energy Ventures Ltd [100.0%]
Unit 2 KSK Energy Ventures Ltd [100.0%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): cement & building
  • Captive industry: Power


Source of financing: Phase 1: US$637,258,426 in debt from SBI, Axis Bank, L&T Infrastructure, State Bank of Patalia, and State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur;[1][2] US$130 million in debt from Macquarie SBI Infrastructure Fund (MSIF) and the State Bank of India (SBI);[1] US$212,402,183 in equity from the sponsor.[2]


The first unit is 43 MW and began operating in 2008. In 2011, KSK Energy Ventures stated that an "additional 43MW unit for the existing Arasmeta power plant is scheduled to be commissioned during April 2011," and that the plant will "meet the additional energy requirements of Lafarge for the expansion of its cement plant in Sonadih and for its planned cement manufacturing facility in Chhattisgarh." The company also states that it intends to source coal for the expansion from "Arasmeta special purpose vehicle (SPV)’s existing fuel access from South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL)."[3]

In early 2011 KSK commissioned the 43 MW Arasmeta Expansion power plant. The company stated that it intends to source coal for the expansion from "Arasmeta SPV’s existing fuel access from SECL."[3]

Project Details for 43 MW expansion

Sponsor: KSK Energy Ventures
Location: Champa District, Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates: 21.966291, 82.340412 (approximate area only)
Status: Operating
Nameplate capacity: 86 MW (Units 1-2: 43 MW)
Type: Subcritical
In service: 2008 (Unit 1); 2011 (Unit 2)
Coal Type:
Coal Source: South Eastern Coalfields Limited, India
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:


Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Moser Baer India Ltd., SBI, Ratul Puri, Lajpat Shrivastav, Varun Bajpai, Macquarie, Business Wire India, Press Releases". Retrieved 2020-10-13.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Moser Baer funds on Anuppur plant | News | IJGlobal". Retrieved 2020-10-13.
  3. 3.0 3.1 KSK Energy Ventures, "Thermal Power Plants", KSK Energy Ventures website, accessed May 2011.

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