Status of India's Ultra Mega Power Projects

Last Modified: Sun Jun 24 2018 07:46:42 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 3,960 MW
    Krishnapatnam Ultra Mega Power Project, Andhra Pradesh. Fuel source: Imported coal. Status: Shelved after constant delays. Developer: Reliance Power.
  • 4,000 MW
    Nayunipalli Ultra Mega Power Project in Andhra Pradesh. Fuel source: Imported coal. Status: Cancelled. Developer: Tatiya Andhra Mega Power Limited is a 100% subsidiary of PFC.
  • 4,000 MW
    Pudimadaka Ultra Mega Power Project in Andhra Pradesh. Fuel source: Imported coal. Status: Cancelled. Developer: NTPC.
  • 4,000 MW
    Vadarevu Ultra Mega Power Project in Andhra Pradesh. Fuel source: Imported coal. Status: Shelved. Developer: APGENCO.
  • 4,000 MW
    Kakwara Ultra Mega Power Project, Bihar. Fuel source: Domectic coal. Status: Shelved. Developer: Bihar State Power Holding Company.
  • 4,000 MW
    Surguja Ultra Mega Power Project in Chattisgarh. Fuel source: Local coal mine. Status: Shelved. Developer: Power Finance Corporation.
  • 4,000 MW
    Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project in Gujarat. Fuel source: Imported coal. Status: Commissioned by Tata Power in 2012, but embroiled in a legal fight with electricity regulator over compensatory tariff. Currently losing Rs. 0.93 per every unit of electricity generated.
  • 4,000 MW
    Deoghar Mega Power Plant in Jharkhand. Fuel source: Local coal mine. Status: Shelved. Developer: Power Finance Corporation.
  • 4,000 MW
    Tilaiya Ultra Mega Power Project in Jharkhand. Fuel source: Local coal mine. Status: Construction stalled due to issues related to land acquisition and transfer by the Jharkhand government. All PPA's terminated. Entire stake sold to Jharkhand Urja Vikas Nigam for Rs. 112.6 crore. JUVN will now look to re-tender the project.
  • 4,000 MW
    Niddodi Ultra Mega Power Project in Karnataka (originally Tadri Ultra Mega Power Project). Fuel source: Imported coal. Status: Cancelled. Developer: Not yet awarded.
  • 4,000 MW
    Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project in Madhya Pradesh. Fuel source: Local coal mine. Status: Fully commissioned and operational with Reliance Power.
  • 4,000 MW
    Girye Ultra Mega Power Project in Maharashtra. Fuel source: Imported coal. Status: Cancelled. Developer: Not yet awarded.
  • 4,000 MW
    Gajamara Ultra Mega Power Project in Odisha. Fuel source: Imported coal. Status: Cancelled. Developer: Not yet awarded.
  • 4,000 MW
    Bhedabahal Ultra Mega Power Project in Odisha. Fuel source: Local coal mine. Status: Pre-permit development. Developer: Not yet awarded.
  • 4,000 MW
    Sakhigopal Ultra Mega Power Project in Odisha. Fuel source: Imported coal. Status: Cancelled. Developer: Not yet awarded.
  • 4,000 MW
    Ghogarpalli Ultra Mega Power Project in Odisha. Fuel source: Local coal mine. Status: Cancelled. Developer: Not yet awarded.
  • 4,000 MW
    Cheyyur Ultra Mega Power Project in Tamil Nadu. Fuel source: Imported coal. Status: State government wants to move to local coal mine. Developer: Not yet awarded.
  • 4,000 MW
    Etah Ultra Mega Power Project in Uttar Pradesh. Fuel source: Imported coal. Status: Shelved. Developer: Not yet awarded.