Dhuvaran Super Thermal Power Project

From Global Energy Monitor

Dhuvaran Super Thermal Power Project is a proposed 1,600 megawatt (MW) coal plant of NTPC in Gujarat state, India.


The undated satellite photo below shows Dhuvaran Thermal Power Station, a 220 MW coal plant built in Dhurvan village in 1972.

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The project is planned by NTPC in India. A terms of reference was issued in 2011,[1] and extended in 2013 to July 2014.[2]

In February 2015 NTPC invited bids to provide consultancy services for carrying out the EIA feasibility study for setting up the 2 x 800 MW power station.[3]

However, the project's terms of reference permit has lapsed with no EIA submitted, and plans appear to be deferred or abandoned.

Project Details

Sponsor: NTPC
Location: Dhurvan village, Khambhat taluk, Anand district, Gujarat
Coordinates: 22.2330067, 72.7572407 (exact)
Status: Cancelled
Nameplate capacity: 1,600 MW (Units 1-2: 800 MW)
Type: Supercritical
Projected in service:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2: 7,806,085 tons
Source of financing:

Resources and articles


  1. Terms of Reference, India MoEF, July 27, 2011
  2. ToR extension, India MoEF, Dec 3, 2013
  3. " Tender No. GSECL/PP/PMI/ Dhuvaran 2 x 800 MW," GSECL, Jan 6, 2015

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