Kamalanga power project is an existing 1050 MW coal fired power plant promoted by GMR Energy at Dhenkanal district in Odisha, India.
The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) approved the fourth 350 MW unit at the same location where GMR Energy is operating 1050 MW power station. GMR Energy said no additional land will be required for the expansion. The company will use imported coal until indigenous coal linkage is obtained. Coal will be imported from Indonesia. A public hearing was held on March 30, 2011.
Sponsor: GMR Energy
Location: Kamalanga village, Odapada taluk, Dhenkanal district, Odisha
Coordinates: 20.8705765, 85.2669793
- Phase I, Unit 1 – Operating
- Phase I, Unit 2 – Operating
- Phase I, Unit 3 – Operating
- Phase II – Permitted
Capacity: Phase I: 1050 MW (3 x 350MW), Phase II: 350 MW
Coal Source: Indonesian coal until indigenous coal linkage is obtained
Permits and applications:Phase I: Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, Feb 5, 2008, Phase II: Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, Dec 5, 2011
- “Third unit of GMR’s Kamalanga thermal power plant operational,” The Hindu, March 25, 2014.
- Environmental clearance letter from MoEF to Kalamanga Energy Ltd, December 5, 2011
- Broad Status Report, India Central Electrical Authority, February 201
- “GMR Kamalanga Energy Ltd. (GKEL)”, GMR Group website, accessed November 2011.
- Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country, Central Electricity Authority, September 2013