Birla Jamnagar power station

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Birla Jamnagar power station is a cancelled power station in Kotharia, Jodia, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Birla Jamnagar power station Kotharia, Jodia, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India 22.57809, 70.277363 (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 cancelled coal - unknown 1320 unknown

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 1 Birla Energy Infra Ltd [100.0%]

Project-level coal details

  • Permit(s): Terms of Reference: 2011-12-07


In January 2011 Birla Energy signed an MoU with government of Gujarat during Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Meet for the 1320 MW Birla Jamnagar power station.[1] In December 2011, the project received a Terms of Reference from the Ministry of Environment and Forests.[2]

As of March 2015 there has been no further progress on the project, and it appears to be shelved or abandoned.

Articles and Resources


  1. "Birla Energy Infra’s Jamnagar Thermal Power Projects" New Power Generation Projects, accessed February 3, 2014.
  2. "Terms of Reference (TOR) Government of India Ministry of Environment & Forests, December 7, 2011.

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