Khandwa power station (Era Infra)

From Global Energy Monitor

Khandwa power station is a proposed 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Madhya Pradesh, India.


The map below shows Khandwa taluk, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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Background on Plant

An environmental impact assessment was released for the 1,320 power station by Era Infra in 2010. The company says the coal supply will be 6.33 million metric tons per year, sourced from Mahanadi Coalfields Limited by rail.[1]

However, as of 2014 the project has yet to receive environmental clearance, and may have been cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Era Infra Engineering
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Chichgohan/Attar village, Khandwa taluk, Khandwa district, Madhya Pradesh
  • Coordinates: 21.999656, 76.18417(approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Capacity:
    • Unit 1: 660 MW
    • Unit 2: 660 MW
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited
  • Source of financing:
  • Permits and applications:

Resources and articles


  1. Environmental impact assessment, Era Infra Engineering, 2010.

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