Gowdasandra power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Gowdasandra power station is a proposed 160-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Karnataka, India.


The undated satellite photo below shows Gowdasandra village, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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The power station is in the planning stages, according to a 2013 list of proposed coal plants in India.[1]

The project received a terms of reference toward environmental clearance in May 2013.[2]

However, as of October 2016 the project has yet to receive environmental clearance, and plans appear to be deferred or abandoned.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Vakkal Energy
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Gowdasandra village, Gauribidanur taluk, Chikaballapura district, Karnataka
  • Coordinates: 13.43, 77.72 (approximate)
  • Status: Shelved
  • Gross Capacity: 160 MW
  • Type:
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:
  • Permits: Terms of reference, India MoEF, May 9, 2013

Articles and resources


  1. "List of upcoming thermal plants in India," Ibis Research Information Services, updated October 12, 2013, accessed Jan 2014.
  2. Terms of reference, India MoEF, May 9, 2013.

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