Cross River Essar power station

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Cross River Essar power station was a proposed 600-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Cross River State, Nigeria.[1]

As of December 2019, the project has not progressed in more than four years and appears to be cancelled.


The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station in in Cross River State, Nigeria.

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India's energy company Essar announced plans to build a 600 MW power plant in two phases in Cross River State, Nigeria, in 2011.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Essar Africa Holdings
  • Parent company: Essar Group[2]
  • Location: in Cross River State, Nigeria
  • Coordinates: 6.1670, 8.6601 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (cancelled): 600 MW
    • Combined-cycle units 1-2: 300 MW per unit (no start-up date)

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