Danbhum power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Danbhum power station is a proposed 1320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in India.


The map below shows the approximate location where the plant would be built in Danbhum village.

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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.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Tata Power
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Danbhum village, Nirsa taluk, Dhanbad district, Jharkhand
  • Coordinates: 23.78, 86.72 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity:
    • Unit 1: 660 MW
    • Unit 2: 660 MW
  • Type: Ultra-supercritical
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:
  • Permits: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, June 17, 2011

Articles and resources


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

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