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November 30, 2021

Adani’s Pench Thermal Power Project, India

By Carmen

The Adani’s Pench Thermal Power Project is 1,320MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Madhya Pradesh, India. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,320 1,320 Permitting Madhya Pradesh, India Pench Thermal Energy (MP)


The project is being developed and currently owned by Pench Thermal Energy (MP). The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a steam turbine power plant. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be coal. In case of shortage of coal the plant will run on Light Diesel Oil / Heavy Fuel Oil / Low Sulphur Heavy Stock.

The project cost is expected to be around $1,650m.

Adani’s Pench Thermal Power Project (Adani’s Pench Thermal Power Project Unit I) consists of 1 steam turbine with 660MW nameplate capacity.

Adani’s Pench Thermal Power Project (Adani’s Pench Thermal Power Project Unit II) consists of 1 steam turbine with 660MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to MP Power Management under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years. The offtake capacity is expected to be 1,230MW.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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