Dongamahua power Project

Dongamahua power Plant has been proposed to be extended by 300 MW consisting of two Unit promoted by Jindal Power at Raigarh in  Chhattisgarh, India.

According to the Environmental Clearance, the existing power station consists of four 135 MW coal-fired power plants, fueled by coal middling and fines generated during washing at the nearby Gare IV/1 coal mine, which has been cancelled by Apex Court and later auctioned to BALCO,  located in village Nagarmuda, Janjgir, Tapranga, and Dongamahua, about 50 km from Raigarh. One company source describes the units as 150 MW rather than 135 MW.

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Details of expansion

Environmental clearance for the second phase of the project – two more coal-fired units of 150 MW each – was received in 2012.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Jindal Power
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Dongamahua, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh
  • Coordinates: 22.1279449, 83.5359192
  • Status: Unit 1: Operating , Unit 2: Operating (2010), Unit 3: Operating (2012), Unit 4: Operating (2012)
    • Unit 5: Permitted
    • Unit 6: Permitted
  • Gross Capacity: Unit 1: 135 MW, Unit 2: 135 MW, Unit 3: 135 MW,Unit 4: 135 MW,Unit 5: 150 MW,Unit 6: 150 MW
  • Coal Type: coal middling and fines
  • Coal Source: Gare IV/1 coal block (cancelled and auctioned to BALCO)

MoEF permits: Environmental clearance, India MoEF, Jan 9, 2012

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