Ontimavadi power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Ontimavadi power station is a proposed 6300 megawatt (MW) coal plant in Andhra Pradesh, India.


The map below shows Kakinada, near the village of Ontimavadi, East Godavari district, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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The project is not mentioned on the GMR Energy website, however a Terms of Reference (ToR) was issued by the Ministry of Environment and Forests for the project on April 27, 2010.[1][2]

The proposal is for setting up of 9 X 700 MW (6300) coal-based power plant at Ontimavadi village. The land requirement is about 2700 acres. Domestic coal and imported coal in the ratio 70:30 will be used as fuel.[2]

As of 2014 the project is not mentioned on the GMR Energy website, and has not received an environmental clearance permit, and appears to have been cancelled.

Project Details

Sponsor: GMR Energy
Location: Ontimavadi village, East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates: 16.945161, 82.238647 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Nameplate capacity: 6300 MW
Projected in service:
Coal Source: 70% domestic, 30% imported[2]
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Permits: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, Apr 27, 2010

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