Bhubaneshwar Jasper power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Bhubaneshwar Jasper power station is a 135-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Bhubaneshwar.

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The captive power station is proposed to be built in Bhubaneshwar, the capital of Odisha. It would comprise two 67.5 MW units. Bhubaneshwar Power is a joint venture between Tata Steel and its subsidiary, Rawmet Ferrous Industries, which between them hold a 26% share, and Jasper Industries the remaining 74% stake.[1]

The plant received environmental clearance in 2010,[2] which was extended in August 2015 to May 2017.[3] The plant was commissioned in 2016.[4]

In April and May, 2017, the project was advertising for a plant execution manager and an erection commissioning engineer.[5]

In December 2017, Tata Steel executed definitive agreements to acquire 74% equity shares of Bhubaneshwar Power from JL (Jasper) Power Ventures for Rs255cr, making Bhubaneshwar Power a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Group.[6]

Project Details

Sponsor: Bhubaneshwar Power
Parent: Tata Group
Location: Anantapur village, Althagarh taluk, Cuttack district, Odisha
Coordinates: 20.4793982, 85.74492 (exact)
Status: Operating
Nameplate capacity: 135 MW (Units 1-2: 67.5 MW)
Start year: 2016
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Coal Source:
Source of financing:
Permits and applications: Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, May 14, 2010; Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, Aug 14, 2015

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