Ratija Power Project

From Global Energy Monitor

The Ratija Power Project is a 100-megawatt coal-fired power station in Chhattisgarh, India.


The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Ratija village, Korba district.

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Unit 1 (50 MW) of the station was commissioned by ACB (India) Ltd. in February 2013.[1][2]


According to the ACB website, Unit 2 (also 50 MW) is planned for commissioning in 2017.[3] According to the India government, the plant is under construction and planned for commissioning in November 2016.[4]

Unit 2 was commissioned on November 10, 2016.[5]

Financing for Unit 2

In March 2015, a financing agreement for Unit 2 was closed. Axis Bank agreed to provide US$40.28 million in loans to the project.[6]

Project Details

Sponsor: ACB (India)
Location: Ratija village, Korba district, Chhattisgarh
Coordinates: 22.3399938, 82.4927759 (exact)
Status: Operating
Capacity: 50 MW (Phase 1); 50MW (Phase II)
Type: Subcritical
Projected in service: 2013 (Unit 1); 2016 (Unit 2)
Coal Type: blend of raw coal and coal rejects from adjacent to Spectrum Coal beneficiation plant in Ratija[7]
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2: 591,370 tons on 100MW plant
Source of financing: US$40.28 million in debt from Axis Bank[6]

Resources and articles


  1. ACB India, "50 MW Power Plant, Ratija, Chhattisgarh ", ACB (India) website, accessed November 2011.
  2. Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country, Central Electricity Authority, August 2013
  3. "50 MW Power Plant, Ratija, Chhattisgarh (Phase II)," ACB (India) website, accessed March 2015
  4. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country," India CEA, July 2016
  5. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country," Government of India Ministry of Power, November 2016
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Preview of Ratija Coal Power Plant Phase-II (50MW) | Transaction | IJGlobal". ijglobal.com. Retrieved 2020-10-23.
  7. "Korba Power Plant," Spectrum Coal and Power Ltd website, cache accessed October 2013

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