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Angul power project

Angul power project is proposed by Jindal India Thermal Power. Angul I is a pit-head thermal power project located in the village of Derang, District Angul, state Odisha. The project will have a planned generation capacity of 1800 MW, consisting of three units of 600 MW each. The three units of 600 MW each will be developed in phases.

Jindal is also planning to develop a second power project at Angul, Angul II, with an aggregate planned generation capacity of 1320 MW, consisting of two units of 660 MW each. It is proposed to be developed in the vicinity of Angul I.

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As of early 2015 neither unit 3 of Angul I nor Angul II have received environmental permits. The units appear to be abandoned.

Project Details

Sponsor: Jindal India Thermal Power
Location: Derang village, Angul district, Odisha
Coordinates: 21.1270438, 84.9805516

  • Angul I, Unit 1: Operating (2014)
  • Angul I, Unit 2: Operating (2015)
  • Angul I, Unit 3: Shelved
  • Angul II: Shelved
  • Coal Source: Captive coal block Mandakini ( Mandakini Exploration and Mining, a joint venture between Monnet Ispat & Energy and Jindal India Thermal, bagged the Mandakini coal block in E auction)


  1. Under Implementation: Angul 1″, Jindal India Thermal Power website, accessed July 2014.
  2. “BHEL commissions 600 MW thermal unit in Odisha,” IRIS, 29 Jan, 2015
  3. Mandakini Exploration and Mining bags coal block in Odisha for Rs 602 per tonne, The Economics Times, March 6, 2015

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