List and Details of Thermal Power Stations in India Part 2

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Major Thermal Power Stations of India Part 2
Major Thermal Power Stations of India Part 2

Thermal Power Station

Location

Features

Nashik

Maharashtra

  • Nashik Thermal Power Plant is located at Eklahare village near Nashik in Maharashtra.

  • The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of Maharashtra State Power Generation Company.

  • Nashik Thermal Power Station has an installed capacity of 140*2+210*3=910 MW.

  • The First unit was commissioned in 1970.

Parli

Maharashtra

  • Parli Thermal Power Plant is located at Parli Vaijnath in Beed district of Maharashtra.

  • Parli Thermal Power Station is a 1,380-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station owned by Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MSPGCL), a Maharashtra government owned company in India.

  • The original plant (units 1-5) is located on the north side of Parli-Vaijnath, Beed district, Maharashtra state.

  • The plant expansion (units 6-8) is located about 5 kilometers north of the old plant.

Paras

Maharashtra

  • Paras Thermal Power Plant is oldest power plant of Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (Mahagenco) located at Paras, Akola district of Maharashtra.

  • The station has witnessed the third generation technology.

  • The station had 30 MW installed capacity in 1961 with a stroke boiler.

  • Paras Thermal Power Station consumed 351,000 tonnes of coal in 2006-07.

  • Around 80 per cent of the domestic coal supplies in India are meant for coal based thermal power plants and coal transportation forms 42 per cent of the total freight earnings of Indian railways.

Bhusawal

Maharashtra

  • Bhusawal Thermal Power Plant is located 8 km away from Bhusawal city of Jalgaon district in Maharashtra.

  • The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of Mahagenco.

  • After establishment of Maharashtra state in 1960, the government of Maharashtra gave priorities to power sector.

  • In addition, thereafter the locations were decided for the new power plants based on site survey.

  • Bhusawal has given an exceptional privilege as it fulfills the basic requirements for power plant.

  • Bhusawal Thermal Power Station has an installed capacity of 1420 MW.

Koradi

Maharashtra

  • Koradi Thermal Power Station (KTPS) is located at Koradi near Nagpur, Maharashtra.

  • The power plant is one of the four major power plants in Vidarbha – a power surplus region of India.

  • The plant operates 8 units and has a total power generation capacity of 1700 MW.

  • A proposed 440 kilovolt high power transmission line from Koradi to Bhusawal would join Nagpur with Mumbai.

  • KTPS campus also contains training institute of MahaGenco for middle and senior level engineers, technicians and other staff.

Khaperkheda

Maharashtra

  • Khaperkheda Thermal Power Station is located in Nagpur district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

  • The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of MAHAGENCO.

  • The coal for the power plant is sourced from Saoner and Dumri Khurd mines of Western Coalfields Limited (WCL).

  • Source of water for the power plant is from Pench reservoir through a pond of Koradi Thermal Power Station (KTPS).

Chandrapur

Maharashtra

  • Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station (often abbreviated as CSTPS) is a thermal power plant located in Chandrapur district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

  • The coal for the power plant is sourced from Durgapur and Padmapur Collieries of Western Coalfields Limited.

  • Then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi officially inaugurated the plant on 8 October 1984.

  • The plant gets water supply from Erai Dam when in normal conditions.

  • In the summer of 2010 due to less water in Erai, the plant also got water supply from Chargaon Dam.

Auraiya

Uttar Pradesh

  • NTPC Auraiya is located at Dibiyapur in Auraiya district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

  • The power plant is one of the gas-based power plants of NTPC.

  • The gas for the power plant is sourced from GAIL HBJ Pipeline - South Basin Gas field. Source of water for the power plant is Auraiya - Etawah Canal.

Dadri

Uttar Pradesh

  • National Capital Power Station (NCPS) Or NTPC Dadri is the power project to meet the power demand of National Capital Region (India).

  • It has a huge coal-fired thermal power plant and a gas-fired plant and has a small township located in Uttar Pradesh, India for its employees.

  • It is located in Gautam Budh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh about 25 km from Ghaziabad and about 9 km from Dadri.

  • It is nearly 48 km from New Delhi towards Hapur.

Harduaganj

Uttar Pradesh

  • Harduaganj Thermal Power Station is located at Qasimpur Power House Colony which is 1 km distance from Harduaganj Railway Station at Harduaganj in Aligarh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, about 18 km from Aligarh.

  • The current power station, which is owned and operated by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut, includes two 1970's generating units - a 60 MW and a 110 MW unit. Other earlier units have been decommissioned.

Panki

Uttar Pradesh

  • Panki Thermal Power Station is located at Panki in Kanpur district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, about 16 km from Kanpur.

  • It has an installed capacity of 220 Mega Watts.

  • The power plant is owned and operated by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam.

  • The plant was set in two stages, both having two units.

  • The first stage is not in operation any more.

  • The machinery for the second stage are from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited.

Singrauli

Uttar Pradesh

  • Singrauli Super Thermal Power Plant is located at Shaktinagar in Sonebhadra district in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

  • The power plant is the first power plant of NTPC.

  • It sources coal from Jayant and Bina mines and water from Rihand Reservoir.

  • The states benefitting from this power plant are Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh and the Union Territories of Delhi and Chandigarh.

  • ON 31 December 2014, a 15 MW solar PV was commissioned at NTPC Singrauli.

  • An eight MW small hydro CW discharge plant is under construction on discharge canal.

Parichha

Uttar Pradesh

  • Parichha Thermal Power Station is located at Parichha in Jhansi district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, about 25 km from Jhansi on the bank of Betwa River.

  • The power plant is owned and operated by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam.

  • Parichha Thermal Power Station has a capacity of 1140 MW; two units of 110 MW, 2 units of 210 MW and two units of 250 MW.

  • Its sixth unit of 250 MW was commissioned in Apr 2013 taking the total installed capacity to 1140 MW.

  • It is connected to the national grid through NRLDC Delhi.

Unchahar

Uttar Pradesh

  • Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Plant is located at Unchahar in Raebareli district in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

  • The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of NTPC Limited.

  • In the year 1992, Uttar Pradesh State Electricity Board (U.P.S.E.B.) transferred Unchahar Thermal Power Station to NTPC Limited against payment overdue and later on renamed it to Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Plant by NTPC Limited.

Obra

Uttar Pradesh

  • Obra Thermal Power Station is located in Sonbhadra district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, about 13 km (8.1 mi) from Chopan Railway Station and about 125 km (78 mi) from Varanasi.

  • The power plant is owned and operated by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam.

  • However, this power plant is not enough in our town.

  • There are thirteen functioning units, all of which are coal-fired thermal power stations.

  • The machinery for the most of the units are from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited. The last unit of 200 MW was commissioned in 1982.

Andara

Uttar Pradesh

  • Andara Thermal Power Station is located at Andara in Sonbhadra district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, about 200 km (120 mi) from Varanasi on the Varanasi - Shakti Nagar route.

  • There are in total seven operational units, all of which are coal-fired thermal power stations.

  • The machinery for the Andara at (3 units) are from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited.

  • Andara B (two units) from Toshiba Corporation, Japan. Machinery for Andara C were sourced by Lanco power from Dongfang Electric Company (China).

  • Machinery for Andara D is sourced from BHEL.