Ganjam power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Ganjam power station is a proposed 1320 megawatt (MW) coal plant by SPR Infrastructure India for Odisha state, India.


The map below shows the location of Ganjam, Odisha state, India but not the exact location of the project.

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On its website, the company says that it is "going to sign an MOU" with Government of Orissa for setup of a 2 x 660MW thermal power project at Ganjam District. The project will be use supercritical technology and will be based on a mixture of 40% imported coal and 60% indigenous coal. The estimated cost is Rs.7,500 Crs. The project is now in initial stage and the company has applied for various permissions and for land identified in Ganjam District[1]

As of 2014 the company's website has expired and the company has not applied to the government of India for environmental permits, and the project may have been cancelled.

Project Details

Sponsor: SPR Infrastructure India
Location: Ganjam district, Odisha
Coordinates: 19.384291, 85.056358 (location of Ganjam but not the exact location of the project)
Status: Cancelled
Capacity: 1320 MW
Type: Supercritical
Coal Source: 40% Imported Coal and 60% Indigenous Coal
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:


  1. SPR Infrastructure India, "Thermal Power", SPR Infrastructure India website, accessed March 2012.

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