Sepetiba Inepar power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Sepetiba Inepar power station is a proposed 1250-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Sepetiba, Itaguaí, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil.


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

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The plant was originally conceived as a joint venture between Brazil's Inepar Energia and Italy's Enel Power in 2000, winning approval from the Brazilian regulatory agency ANEEL in 2001.[1] In 2002, the state of Rio de Janeiro declined to issue a permit due to the plant's high proposed levels of nitrogen oxide emissions, and in 2007 the plant's planned inclusion in a national energy auction was scuttled due to similar environmental concerns, effectively shelving the project.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Inepar Energia
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Sepetiba, Itaguaí, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil
  • Coordinates: -22.968889, -43.695556 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity:
    • Unit 1: 625MW
    • Unit 2: 625MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

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