Welspun Maxsteel power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Welspun Maxsteel power station is a proposed 330 megawatt (MW) captive coal-fired power station in Maharashtra, India.


The map below shows the location of Salav village, but not the exact location of the project.

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The power station which has been proposed by Welspun Energy to be built at Salav, in Raigad district, Maharashtra.[1][2]

In a subsequent report from 2012, the 330 MW captive plant was described as gas-based and the entire steel factory expansion plan was described as being on hold due to shortage of raw materials and energy.[3]

Project Details

Sponsor: Welspun Maxsteel (Formerly Vikram Sponge Iron)
Location: Salav village, Murud taluk, Raigad district, Maharashtra
Coordinates: 18.530398, 72.920380 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Capacity: 330 MW
Projected in service:
Coal Type:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2: 1,951,521 tons
Source of financing:
Environmental permits: Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, January 27, 2011

Articles and resources


  1. Ministry of Coal, "Pending application of SEBs up to 31st July, 2011", Ministry of Coal, August 2011.
  2. "Welspun Maxsteel to invest Rs.5,300 cr," The Hindu, June 30, 2011
  3. "Welspun puts Rs 6,000-cr steel project in Maharashtra on hold," Business Standard, April 24, 2012

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