Dhanras power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Dhanras power station is a proposed 1,050-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in India.


The map below shows Dhanras village, Katghora taluk, Korba district, the approximate location where the plant will be built.

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According to the environmental clearance, "Coal linkage has been obtained from SECL. Source of water will be from Sarveshwar and Sarvamangala anicuts."[1]

In 2013, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) cancelled the environmental clearance, stating that the MoEF had violated its own regulations to grant approval to the project, despite a moratorium on further projects in the highly polluted Korba district.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Dheeru Powergen
  • Parent company: Ranhill/IDFC Projects
  • Location: Dhanras village, Katghora taluk, Korba district, Chhattisgarh
  • Coordinates: 22.5, 82.55 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity:
    • Unit 1: 350 MW
    • Unit 2: 350 MW
    • Unit 3: 350 MW
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  • MoEF permits: Environmental clearance, Jan 18, 2010.

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