Dahej power station (JSW Energy)

From Global Energy Monitor

Dahej power station was a proposed 2,400 megawatt (MW) coal plant of JSW Energy (the energy division of the JSW Group) in Gujarat state, India.


The map below shows the location of Dahej in Bharuch district, Gujarat, India but not the exact location of the project.

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JSW Energy had an agreement with the government of Gujarat to develop a 1400 MW coal plant at Junagadh. In 2009, the company changed the proposal to a 2400 MW plant at Dahej, with a 1600 first phase and an 800 MW second phase. JSW estimated using 1,500 acres of land for the project.[1] JSW Energy applied to the state government and to the ministry of coal for the allotment of land for a long-term coal linkage for the project: the company said it will import coal from Indonesia and Mozambique, and use the Dahej Port for coal imports.[1]

Subsequent to 2009, there is no further information on this project, including no mention on the JSW Energy website as of August 2014. It appears to have been abandoned after 2009.

Project Details

Sponsor: JSW Energy
Location: Dahej village, Bharuch district, Gujarat
Coordinates: 21.730855, 72.560906 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Nameplate capacity: 2,400 MW
Type: Supercritical
Projected in service:
Coal Source: Indonesia and Mozambique
Estimated annual CO2: 14,192,882 tons
Source of financing:

Resources and articles


  1. 1.0 1.1 Fe Bureaus, "JSW Energy to set up 2,400-mw thermal power plant in Gujarat," The Financial Express, Sep. 24, 2009.

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