Gunipudi power station (STEAPL proposal)

From Global Energy Monitor

Gunipudi power station (STEAPL proposal) is a proposed 1320-megawatt (MW) coal plant in Andhra Pradesh, India.


The map below shows the location of Pentakota village, Vishakapatnam district, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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The project is proposed by Suryachakra Thermal Energy, a subsidiary of Suryachakra Group.[1]

Suryachakra Group applied for a new terms of reference for the project in January 2015.[2]

As of June 2019 the company has not been awarded a new terms of reference.

Project Details

Sponsor: Suryachakra Group
Location: Gunipudi/Pentakota villages, Nakkapalli mandal, Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates: 17.300117, 82.624386 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Nameplate capacity: 1320 MW (Units 1-2: 660 MW)
Type: Ultra-supercritical[3]
Projected in service:
Coal Type:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2: 7,806,085 tons[4]
Source of financing:
Permits and applications:

Articles and resources


  1. "Proposed Clean Technology Based Thermal Power Projects," company website, accessed January 2012
  2. "Form 1," India MoEF, Jan 16, 2015
  3. "Proposed Clean Technology Based Thermal Power Projects," Suryachakra Group, accessed February 2012
  4. For estimation method, see Estimating carbon dioxide emissions for proposed coal plants in India

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