Sona Power to set up 2 x 300 MW thermal power project at Mudpar, Kachanda, Khisora & Salkhan villages in Nawagarh Tehsil, Janjgir-Champa district of Chhattisgarh. The project will be implemented in two phases of 300 MW each. The land requirement is estimated as 263 ha. Water requirement will be met from river Mahanadi. Engineers & Consultant is the consultant and Hindustan Coal Linkage is the coal supplier for the project
Aditya Birla is considering the acquisition of Sona Power's 600 MW proposed project.
JSW Energy Ltd is planning to set up a 1320 MW (2 x 660 MW) coal based thermal power project in Kukurda in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh. The project will use imported coal from Indonesia. Water requirement is likely to be met from Mahanadi river. The project cost is estimated at Rs. 73,000 million. MoU with the state government was signed in 2008 and public hearing for statutory environmental clearance was conducted in 2010.