Koderma Thermal Power Station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Koderma Thermal Power Station is a 1,000MW power station comprising two 500MW units.


The undated satellite photo below shows construction underway at the project site, which is located in Gumla district, Jharkhand.

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The project is operated by Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), a publicly owned agency of the Indian government.[1]

According to the India Central Electricity Authority, the first unit of the plant (500 MW) was "commissioned successfully (Full load)" on July 20, 2011.[2] Unit 2 was commissioned in February 2013.[3]

Project details

Sponsor: Damodar Valley Corporation
Location: Kamdara taluk, Gumla district, Jharkhand
Coordinates: 24.3915342, 84.5618989[4](exact)
Status: Operating
Nameplate capacity: Unit 1: 500 MW; Unit 2: 500 MW
Type: Subcritical[4]
Coal Type:
Coal Source: 4.62 MTP A Coal from MCL, and Saharpur Jamarpani Coal block jointly allocated to DSTPP & KTPP with proposed use with RTPP PH- I & II and before this MCL will supply coal[5]
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:

Resources and articles

Related GEM.wiki articles


  1. Damodar Valley Corporation, "Generation Overview", Damodar Valley Corporation website, accessed November 2011.
  2. "India Central Electricity Authority Monthly Report," India Central Electricity Authority, July 2011.
  3. "India Central Electricity Authority Monthly Report," India Central Electricity Authority, August 2013.
  4. 4.0 4.1 DVC Koderma Thermal Power Plant India, Global Energy Observatory, accessed March 2012
  5. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country" Government of India Ministry of Power, February 2012.
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