Barkera Mill power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Barkera Mill power station a proposed 80 megawatt coal-fired plant proposed by Bajaj Hindusthan (BHL), a part of the largest Indian sugar and ethanol manufacturing company, the Bajaj Group.


The project is proposed to be built in Uttar Pradesh. The exact location is not known.

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According to Platt's power station database, the proposed plant is scheduled to be commissioned in 2012.[1]

Following a prolonged downturn in global sugar prices, the Bajaj Group announced plans to diversify into the power generation industry. Initially, in 2008 Bajaj announced plans to establish 80MW power station at each of its five sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh. The company stated that it was aiming to sell half the power to the Utta Pradesh government and the remainder on the open market.[2]

Subsequently the company announced more ambitious plans to construct "two mega thermal power projects" in Uttar Pradesh with each proposed to produce 1,980 megawatts of power.[3]

Project Details

Sponsor: Bajaj Hindusthan
Location: Uttar Pradesh
Status: Development
Nameplate capacity: 80 MW
Projected in service: 2012
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Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:

Articles and Resources


  1. Platts, "World Electric Power Plants Database, September 2011", accessed November 2011. The database is not available online but a downloadable spreadsheet can be purchased.
  2. "BHL to expand power generation capacity", Times of India, November 26, 2009.
  3. Bajaj Hindusthan, "Bajaj Hindusthan", Bajaj Hindusthan website, accessed November 2011.

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