Kasargod power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Kasargod power station is a proposed power station in Kerala, India.


The map below shows the location of Cheemeni village, but not the exact location of the project.

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According to the original plan, the Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) and Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) would form a special purpose vehicle with an equity participation of 50:50. Originally, regassified liquified natural gas (1,200 MW) and coal (1,320 MW) were proposed as feedstock firing the two streams of power being generated by the Rs 12,350-crore project with a cumulative capacity of 2,520 MW.[1]

The companies received a terms of reference for the coal units in May, 2010.[2]

In November, 2010, it was decided that the power station would be run on natural gas instead.[1]

Project Details of

Sponsor: Kerala State Industrial Development Corp.[3]
Location: Cheemeni village, Kasaragod district, Kerala
Coordinates: 12.242538, 75.233321 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled Coal capacity: 1,320 MW (2 x 660MW)
Type: Supercritical
Projected in service:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Permits and applications: Coal units 1 & 2: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, May 24, 2010

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