Raibandh power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Raibandh power station is a proposed 540-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in West Bengal, India.


The map below shows Raibandh village, the approximate location where the plant would be built.

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Background on Plant

DPSC received a terms of reference for a 540 MW at village Raibandh in August 2011.[1] However, in August 2014 the power station was not mentioned on the company's list of projects in progress,[2] and as of August 2015 the project has yet to receive environmental clearance. It appears to be abandoned.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: DPSC
  • Parent company:
  • Developer:
  • Location: Raibandh village, Purulia district, West Bengal
  • Coordinates: 23.333, 86.3667 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Capacity:
    • Unit 1: 270 MW
    • Unit 2: 270 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:
  • Permits and applications: Terms of Reference, India MoEF, Aug 23, 2011

Resources and articles


  1. Terms of Reference, India MoEF, Aug 23, 2011.
  2. "Projects completed," DPSC, accessed August 2014

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