Sagar power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Sagar power station is a proposed 1,980-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in West Bengal, India.


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

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Background on Plant

According to its website, Universal Success Enterprise is developing various power projects in India through its subsidiary Universal Crescent Power Pvt. Ltd. (UCPPL).

The company says it has "signed an MOU with the Government of West Bengal for setting up 10,000MW thermal power plants at various locations in the state of West Bengal. In line with the MoU, UCPPL is developing a 1980 MW coal fired Sagar Super Thermal Power Project in the state. The project is coming up on Nayachar Island near Haldia and is being developed in two stages - Stage-I: 2×660 MW and Stage-II: 1×660 MW."[1]

Universal Crescent Power received a terms of reference for Stage I (1,320 MW) in May 2011.[2]

As of August 2015 the project has yet to receive environmental clearance, and appears to be deferred or abandoned.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Universal Crescent Power
  • Parent company:
  • Developer:
  • Location: Nayachar Island village, Purba Medinipur district, West Bengal
  • Coordinates: 22.03, 88.06 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Capacity:
    • Stage I, Unit 1: 660 MW
    • Stage I, Unit 2: 660 MW
    • Stage II, Unit 1: 660 MW
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source: Imported
  • Source of financing:
  • Permits and applications: Terms of Reference for Stage I, India MoEF, May 19, 2011

Resources and articles


  1. "Power," Universal Success Enterprise Limited website, accessed July 2014.
  2. Terms of Reference, India MoEF, May 19, 2011

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