Paradip power plant

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{{#Badges:CoalSwarm|navbar-Indiacoal}} Paradip power plan is a 60-megawatt (MW) captive coal-fired power station in Odisha, India.


The photo below shows the power station in Paradip village.

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According to project proponent Essar Energy, the power station will comprise four 30 MW units and supply power to Essar Steel. As of May 2014 the project is under construction.[1]

The first unit was commissioned in February 2015.[2]

The second unit was completed in September 2016.[3]

In August 2017 it was reported that Essar was developing the remaining 2×30 MW units of the 120 MW Paradip power project.[4]

Project Details

Sponsor: Essar Energy
Location: Paradip village, Jagatsinghpur district, Odisha
Coordinates: 20.3122104, 86.6458292 (exact)
Status: Unit 1: Operating (2015); Unit 2: Operating (2016); Units 3-4: Permitted
Nameplate capacity: 120 MW (Units 1-4: 30 MW)
Type: Subcritical
Projected in service:
Coal Type:
Coal Source: Imported[1]
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:

Resources and articles

Related SourceWatch articles


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Power," Essar Energy website, accessed May 2014
  2. "New projects", Essar Energy website, accessed April 2015
  3. "Essar Power completes phase I of Paradip project," Business Line, September 30, 2016
  4. "Essar Power MP stabilises Unit II of 2x600 MW Mahan power plant," Essar, Aug 11, 2017
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