Sompeta power station (Suryachakra)

From Global Energy Monitor

Sompeta power station (Suryachakra) is a proposed coal plant in Andhra Pradesh, India.


The map below shows Sompeta taluk, Srikakulam district, the appoximate location where the plant would be built.

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Sompeta power station (Suryachakra) is a proposed 1200 megawatt (MW) coal plant in Andhra Pradesh state, India. The project is mentioned on the list of applications to the Ministry of Coal for long term coal linkage.[1] However there is no mention of the project on the Suryachakra Group website,[2] and no clearances granted.

Project Details

Sponsor: Suryachakra Group
Location: Sompeta mandal, Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates: 18.937420, 84.590157 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Nameplate capacity: 1200 MW (4 x 300 MW)
Projected in service:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:

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  1. "Pending Application of IPPs up to 31st July, 2011," Ministry of Coal, August 18, 2011
  2. "Proposed Clean Technology Based Thermal Power Projects," company website, accessed January 2012

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