Ghogha power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Ghogha power station was a proposed 500-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Gujarat, India.


The map below shows Ghogha village, Bhavnagar district, India the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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Background on Plant

In 2004 the Gujarat government announced that Nirma Chemical Works had been chosen to set up a lignite-based power plant in Ghogha in Bhavnagar district.[1] However, there has been no news on the project since the announcement, and it appears cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Nirma
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Ghogha village, Bhavnagar district, Gujarat
  • Coordinates: 21.68, 72.28 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity: 500 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type: Lignite
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles


  1. Rajiv Jagubhai Shah, "Nirma sets up power plant at Ghogha," TNN, Feb 25, 2004.

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