Cuttack power station (VISA Power)

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The Cuttack power station was a proposed 1320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Odisha, India.


The project is proposed for the villages of Brahmanbasta and Bamanpur, about 30 km west of Cuttack.

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On its website VISA Power states that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Odisha for the establishment of the project, to be built near the villages of Brahmanbasta and Bamanpur in the Cuttack district of Odisha, India. It would comprise two units of 660 MW each. The company states that the project's "entire water requirement of 40 Cusecs" had been "allotted from River Mahanadi about 3 kms from site."[1]

In 2011 the company stated that the project is scheduled to be commissioned in 2013,[1] but did not receive environmental clearance for construction until 2012.[2]

As of July 2015 the project is not listed as under construction,[3] and appears to have been deferred or abandoned.

Project Details

Sponsor: VISA Power
Location: Brahmanbasta village, Athgarh taluk, Cuttack district, Odisha
Coordinates: 20.515062, 85.767260 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Capacity: 1320 MW
Type: Supercritical
Projected in service:
Coal Type:
Coal Source: Indonesia
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Permits and applications: Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, Jan 17, 2012

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Visa Power, "Orissa: Cuttack", Visa Power website, accessed November 2011.
  2. Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, Jan 17, 2012.
  3. "Supply of coal to Power Plants," India Ministry of Power, July 23, 2015

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