Simar power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Simar power station was a proposed 1,600 megawatt (MW) coal plant of JSW Energy (the energy division of the JSW Group) in Simar, Junagadh, in Gujarat, India. The project has been cancelled and proposed for a different location.


The map below shows the location of Simar, Junagadh, in Gujarat state, India but not the exact location of the project.

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The project is being proposed by JSW Group.[1] A September 2009 Business Standard article reported that JSW Energy was seeking alternative land from the state of Gujarat to shift its power project from Junagadh to a proposed 2,400 MW Dahej power station (JSW Energy) in South Gujarat. Explaining the reason for changing the site, a company official said that Junagadh had been chosen for its proximity to Simar Port, since the power plant would import coal; however, an initial survey found that development of a port at Simar was technically infeasible, leading JSW Energy to request alternative land.[2]

Project Details

Sponsor: JSW Energy
Location: Simar village, Junagadh district, Gujarat
Coordinates: 21.012822, 70.272828
Status: Cancelled
Nameplate capacity: 1,600 MW
Type: Supercritical
Projected in service:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2: 9,461,921 tons
Source of financing:

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