MP Amarkantak power station

From Global Energy Monitor

MP Amarkantak Thermal Power Plant is a 210-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Madhya Pradesh, India.

An additional 660 MW has been proposed.


The satellite photo below shows the plant at the Amlai railway station on the Bilaspur-Katni section of the SE Railway in Chachai village, Anuppur taluk.

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The original power station consists of the following units:[1]

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (Megawatt) Date of Commissioning Status
First 1 30 1965 Retired 2009
First 2 30 1965 Retired 2009
Second 3 120 1977 Retired 2015
Second 4 120 1978 Retired 2014
Third 5 210 2009 Operating


In October 2019, Madhya Pradesh Power Generating received a terms of reference to add a new 660 MW supercritical unit at the power station.[1]

Project Details of expansion

  • Sponsor: Madhya Pradesh Power Generating Co Ltd
  • Location: Chachai village, Anuppur taluk, Anuppur district, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Coordinates: 23.163889, 81.637778 (exact)
  • Status: Pre-permit development
  • Nameplate capacity: 660 MW
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:
  • Permits and applications: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, October 10, 2019

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Terms of Reference, India MoEF, October 10, 2019

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