Dumka power station (Gagan)

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Dumka power station (Gagan) is a cancelled power station in Barghata, Raneshwar, Dumka, Jharkhand, India.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Dumka power station (Gagan) Barghata, Raneshwar, Dumka, Jharkhand, India 24.2667, 87.25 (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
Unit 1 cancelled coal: unknown 800 supercritical
Unit 2 cancelled coal: unknown 800 supercritical

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit 1 Gagan Power Ltd [100%] Gagan Power Ltd [100.0%]
Unit 2 Gagan Power Ltd [100%] Gagan Power Ltd [100.0%]


The plant would comprise two 800 MW coal-fired units, as proposed by Gagan Power.[1] It received a Terms of Reference from the MoEF in March 2012. As of May 2016, the project appears to be abandoned since there have been no further permits and no published reports of forward progress.

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  1. "World Electric Power Plants Database,", Platts, September 2013. The database is not available online but can be purchased from Platts.

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