Jharsuguda CPP power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Jharsuguda CPP power station is a 1215 megawatt (MW) plant which supplies power to Vedanta Aluminium's aluminum smelter. The power station is located near Bhurkamunda in Odisha, India.


The undated satellite photo below shows the power plant in the village of Bhurkamunda, Jharsuguda district.

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The original power station consisted of seven subcritical 135 MW coal-burning units commissioned in 2008. In 2011 a 270 MW expansion of the existing coal-fired power station was commissioned. The expansion, which comprised two 135 MW units, is referred to as Jharsuguda CPP Units 8 & 9. The plant is owned and operated by Vedanta Resources.[1]

China's SEPCOIII was involved in engineering and construction of the plant.[2]

Project Details for 270 MW expansion (Units 8 and 9)

Sponsor: Sesa Sterlite (Vedanta Group)
Location: Bhurkamunda village, Jharsuguda district, Odisha
Coordinates: 21.7879926, 84.0543607 (exact)
Status: Operating (2011)
Nameplate capacity: Unit 8: 135 MW; Unit 9: 135 MW
Type: Subcritical
Coal Type:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Permits and applications: Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, March 14, 2007

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Articles and resources


  1. Vedanta Resources, "Power plant", Vedanta Resources website, accessed November 2011.
  2. "Major Projects and Awards," SEPCOIII website, accessed April 2016

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[Category: Proposed coal plants in Odisha]]