Ghuman power station (Prosperous Energy)

From Global Energy Monitor

Ghuman power station is a proposed 1,200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Madhya Pradesh, India.


The map below shows Jawa taluk, the approximate location where the plant will be built.

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Background on Plant

The project received a terms of reference in 2011.[1] According to the project's Environmental Impact Assessment, the 1,320 MW power station would take up 800 acres, use either 50% or 100% India coal, and be completed within 3-4 years.[2]

Since then the project has not received environmental clearance, and appears to be deferred or abandoned.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Prosperous Energy
  • Parent company: Videocon Industries
  • Location: Ghuman village, Jawa taluk, Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh
  • Coordinates: 24.963897, 81.490368 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Capacity:
    • Unit 1: 600 MW
    • Unit 2: 600 MW
  • Type:
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source: Indian Coal from South Eastern Coalfields Limited/Mahanadi Coalfields Limited through railway or Blending with Imported Coal in the ratio of 50:50[2]
  • Source of financing:
  • Permits and applications:

Resources and articles


  1. Terms of Reference, India MoEF, Dec 28, 2011
  2. 2.0 2.1 Environmental Impact Assessment, RAMKY Enviro Engineers Ltd.

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