Choudwar power station
Choudwar power station is a 258-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Odisha, India.
The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Cuttack district.
The Choudwar power station is a captive power facility that comprises two older 54 MW coal-based units, a 30 MW dual-fuel unit which operates on a mixture of coal & furnace gas, and two newly built 60 MW coal-based units.
While the output primarily serves the power needs of the ferro alloys plant, there is some surplus which is supplied to the State Grid. The power station is owned and operated by Indian Metals & Ferro.
Project Details for 120 MW expansion
Sponsor: Indian Metals & Ferro
Location: Choudwar village, Cuttack district, Odisha
Coordinates: 20.5352959, 85.9107229 (exact)
Status: Operating (2013)
Capacity: 258 MW total, consisting of Unit 1: 54 MW, Unit 2: 54 MW, Unit 3: 30 MW (dual fuel), Unit 4: 60 MW (2013), Unit 5: 60 MW (2013)
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Permits and applications: Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, May 14, 2010
Articles and resources
Related SourceWatch articles
- Indian Metals & Ferro, "Electricity", Indian Metals & Ferro website, accessed November 2011.
- "IMFA Will Venture into Power, overseas mining: Ferro chrome maker is planning to set up a 1300 MW power plant and is scouting for chrome ore and thermal coal assets abroad", DNA Money, March 2, 2011.