Saggonda power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Saggonda power station is a 33-megawatt (MW) coal plant in Andhra Pradesh, India.


The map below shows the location of West Godavari district but not the exact location of the project.

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Saggonda power station is a 120 megawatt (MW) coal plant proposed by Andhra Sugars in Saggonda.[1]

According to the company's 2014 annual report:[2]

"a Coal Based Power Project is being set up at the Chemical Complex at Saggonda. 40 acres of land have been procured. Details for the Power Project have been prepared. The total capital cost of the project has been estimated at Rs. 193.50 Crores. Technical evaluation of Turbine package has been completed and final offers are awaited from vendors. Technical evaluation of Equipment offers are under progress and expected to be completed shortly. A public hearing by the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board is yet to take place, after which purchase orders will be released. The Power generated from this Power Plant will be utilised for the Chemical Plants located at Saggonda." The size of the plant is not mentioned.

Instead, Andhra Sugars commissioned a 33 MW captive coal plant in Saggonda in 2017.[3]

Project Details

Sponsor: Andhra Sugars
Location: Saggonda village, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates: 16.430000, 81.090000 (approximate)
Status: Operating
Nameplate capacity: 33 MW
Start year: 2017
Coal Type:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Andhra Sugars Ltd." Atlas Integrated Finance, accessed February 2012
  2. "Annual Report," Andhra Sugars, 2014
  3. "Andhra Sugars Limited," ICRA, January 2017

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