Welspun Ghazipur project

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{{#Badges:CoalSwarm|navbar-Indiacoal}}Welspun Ghazipur project was a proposed 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Uttar Pradesh, India, by Welspun Energy. It has been moved to Mirzapur.


The plant was proposed for Ghazipur district, shown in the map below.

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In January 2011 Weslpun announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Uttar Pradesh and that the plant was expected to be commissioned by 2015.[1] The plant is proposed to be built in Ghazipur district, Uttar Pradesh, India. [2] The project has been moved to Mirzapur.[3]

Project Details

Sponsor: Welspun Energy
Location: Ghazipur district, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Coordinates: 25.591721, 83.319183 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Capacity: 1320 MW
Type: Supercritical
Projected in service: 2015
Coal Type:
Coal Source:
Estimated annual CO2: 7,806,085 tons
Source of financing:
Permits and applications:

Articles and resources


  1. "Welspun Energy Signs MoU With UP Govt. for 1320 MW Power Project", Media Release, January 6, 2011.
  2. Ministry of Coal, "Pending application of SEBs up to 31st July, 2011", Ministry of Coal, August 2011.
  3. Manmohan Rai, "Akhilesh Yadav to allow 10 power projects in the state to import coal," Economic Times, July 3, 2012

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