Talcher power station (NSL Nagapatnam)

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Talcher power station (NSL Nagapatnam) is a cancelled power station in Tentulei, Talcher CD Block, Angul, Odisha, India.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Talcher power station (NSL Nagapatnam) Tentulei, Talcher CD Block, Angul, Odisha, India 20.9167, 85.1833 (exact)

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 20.916667, 85.183333
  • Unit 2: 20.916667, 85.183333

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 1 cancelled - 660 MW - - -
Unit 2 cancelled - 660 MW - - -

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit 1 NSL Nagapatnam Power & Infratech Ltd NSL Group
Unit 2 NSL Nagapatnam Power & Infratech Ltd NSL Group

Project-level coal details


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Background on Plant

The project was initially proposed by the Aban Group and later taken over by NSL Group. Coal would be imported from Indonesia (30%), and domestic.[1] Environmental clearance was obtained in 2013.[2]

As of December 2016 the project is not listed as under construction.[3][4] As of May 2017, with no progress in over four years, the project appears to be abandoned.

Articles and Resources


  1. EIA, NSL Group, May, 2012.
  2. Environmental clearance, India MoEF, March 25, 2013.
  3. Broad Status Report, India Central Electrical Authority, February 2015
  4. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country," Government of India Ministry of Power, March 2016

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