Kariajhar power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Kariajhar power station is a proposed 120-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Madhya Pradesh, India.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant on the site of theJaiprakash Associates cement plant in Rampur Naikin taluk, Sidhi district, India.

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Background on Plant

The power station received an environmental clearance from the Indian government in 2012,[1] and would meet the power demand of Jaiprakash Associates cement manufacturing unit.[2]

Photos on Google Earth show that the two units were already under construction in 2010 and were complete in 2013

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Jaiprakash Associates
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Kariajhar-Majhgawan village, Rampur Naikin taluk, Sidhi district, Madhya Pradesh
  • Coordinates: 24.329275, 81.3299101 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross Capacity:
    • Unit 1: 60 MW
    • Unit 2: 60 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start date: 2013
  • Coal Type: Imported
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:
  • Permits: Environmental clearance, India MoEF, Jan 30, 2012

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