Talcher power station (NSL Nagapatnam)

From Global Energy Monitor

Talcher power station (NSL Nagapatnam) is a proposed 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Odisha, India.


The undated satellite photo below shows the proposed construction site for the power station in Angul district.

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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.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: NSL Nagapatnam Power & Infratech
  • Parent company: NSL Group
  • Developer:
  • Location: Tentulei, Ghantapada, Jagannathapur, Sana Scatland, and Bada Scatland villages, Angul district, Odisha
  • Coordinates: 20.916667, 85.183333 (exact)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Capacity: 1,320 MW (2 x 660 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Start date:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source: Indonesia (30%), domestic (70%)
  • Source of financing:
  • Permits and applications: Environmental clearance, India MoEF, March 25, 2013

Resources and articles


  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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