Dholera Power Plant

From Global Energy Monitor

Dholera Power Plant is a proposed 1,600 megawatt (MW) coal plant of Gujarat State Electricity Corp in Gujarat state, India.


The map below shows the location of Dholera village, Ahmedabad district, India but not the exact location of the project.

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The project is planned by Gujarat State Electricity Corp.[1]

In April 2013 the company put out consulting bids for the project's EIA study toward Environmental Clearance. The company says it has already acquired land for the project.[2]

However, as of September 2016 the project has yet to receive any necessary permits, and plans appear to be shelved or abandoned. The EIA for the project appears never to have actually been written.

Project Details

Sponsor: Gujarat State Electricity Corp
Location: Dholera city, Ahmedabad district, Gujarat
Coordinates: 22.248000, 72.195000 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Nameplate capacity: 1,600 MW (2 x 800 MW)
Type: Supercritical
Projected in service:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2: 9,461,921 tons
Source of financing:

Resources and articles


  1. Gujarat State Electricity Corporation, "Projects", Gujarat State Electricity Corporation website, accessed January 2014.
  2. "GSECL to invite bids for thermal plant at Dholera SIR," Power Projects, 16 April 2013

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