Madhya Pradesh Jain Energy power station

From Global Energy Monitor

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


The map below shows Birhulee village, Shahdol district, the approximate location where the plant will be built.

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On its website Jain states it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Madhya Pradesh for the establishment of a 1,320 MW Thermal Power Plant in Madhya Pradesh. No location or proposed commissioning date is disclosed.[1]

The July 2011 Ministry of Coal list of applicants for coal allocations includes this project as item #208 and the location as Birhulee, Shahdol.[2]

However, as of 2014 the power station has not received environmental clearance, and may have been cancelled.

Project Details

Sponsor: Jain Energy
Location: Birhulee (Birhuli), Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23.282508, 81.588249 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Capacity: 1,320 MW
Projected in service:
Coal Type:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2: 7,806,085 tons
Source of financing:

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  1. Jain Energy, "Operating Companies: Jain Energy Limited", Jain Group website, accessed November 2011.
  2. "Pending Application of IPPs up to 31st July, 2011," Ministry of Coal