Danbhum power station

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Danbhum power station is a cancelled power station in Danbhum, Nirsa, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Danbhum power station Danbhum, Nirsa, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India 23.7800, 86.7200 (approximate)

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station.

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Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 1 cancelled - 660 MW - - -
Unit 2 cancelled - 660 MW - - -

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit 1 Tata Power Co Ltd Tata Power Co Ltd
Unit 2 Tata Power Co Ltd Tata Power Co Ltd

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The project received a Terms of Reference to conduct an environmental assessment from the India Ministry of Environment and Forests in June 2011.[1]

However, since then the project has yet to receive environmental clearance, and appears to have been abandoned.

Articles and Resources


  1. Terms of Reference, India MoEF, June 17, 2011.

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