Birla Jamnagar power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Birla Jamnagar power station is a proposed 1320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired station in Gujarat, India.


The map below shows the location of Kotharia village, Jamnagar district, Gujarat state, not the exact location of the proposed Birla Jamnagar power station.

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Background on Plant

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.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Birla Energy
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Kotharia village. Jodia taluk, Jamnagar district, Gujarat
  • Coordinates: 22.57809, 70.277363 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity: 1320 MW (2 x 660 MW)
  • Type:
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:
  • Permits: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, Dec 7, 2011

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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