Jharupudi power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Jharupudi power station is a proposed coal plant in Andhra Pradesh, India.


The project is located in Jharupudi village in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh. The map below shows the location of Srikakulam but not the exact location of the project.

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Jharupudi power station is a 140 megawatt (2 x 70 MW) coal plant reportedly proposed by Suryachakra Thermal Energy in Andhra Pradesh.[1] It received a terms of reference from the India government in 2009.[2]

However, this plant is not mentioned on the website for Suryachakra Group.[3] The company has not applied for an environmental permit, and the project may have been abandoned.

Project Details

Sponsor: Suryachakra Thermal Energy, a subsidiary of Suryachakra Group
Location: Jharupudi village, Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates: 18.3, 83.9 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Nameplate capacity: 140 MW (2 x 70 MW)
Type: Subcritical[4]
Projected in service:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Permits and applications: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, June 2, 2009

Articles and resources


  1. "Suryachakra Thermal Energy plans 140 MW unit in Jharupudi," Thermal Power, accessed January 2012
  2. Terms of Reference, India MoEF, June 2, 2009.
  3. "Clean Technology Based Thermal Power Projects," company website, accessed January 2012
  4. This project is assumed to use subcritical technology due to its size.

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