List and Details of Thermal Power Stations in India Part 3

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Major Thermal Power Stations of India Part 3
Major Thermal Power Stations of India Part 3

Thermal Power Station

Location

Features

Vindhyachal

Madhya Pradesh

  • The Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station is located in Singrauli district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

  • One of the coal-fired power stations of NTPC, it is the largest power station in India, with an installed capacity of 4760 MW.

  • The coal for the power plant is sourced from Nigahi mines, and the water is sourced from the discharge canal of Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station.

Satpura

Madhya Pradesh

  • Satpura Thermal Power Plant is located at Sarni town near Ghoradongri Railway station in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh, India.

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

  • Satpura Thermal Power Station has an installed capacity of 1330 MW.

  • The First unit was commissioned in October 1967.

  • The Water for the plant has been procured from nearby Tawa Dam Lake area, which spread in 2,893 acres (11.71 km2).

Ramagundam

Hyderabad

  • Ramagundam B Super Thermal Power Plant is located at Ramagundam in Telangana.

  • The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of TSGE Ramagundam B Thermal Power Station has an installed capacity of 62.5 MW (single unit).

  • The unit was commissioned in October 1971 with the financial assistance of U.S.A.I.D with the project cost of Rs 14.8 crores.

  • With the installation of Electrostatic precipitator in 1987 under the R&M Scheme, the problems associated with ID Fan etc. NCO.

Kottagudem

Hyderabad

  • Kottagudem Thermal Power Station is located at Paloncha in Telangana, India.

  • The power plant has an installed capacity of 1,720 MW with 11 units in operation.

  • It is one of the coal based power plants of Telangana Power Generation Corporation Limited (TSGENCO).

  • In January 2012, it was reported that the Andhra Pradesh government has decided to build additional unit with capacity of 800 MW.

Tuttukkudi

Tamil Nadu

  • Tuttukkudi Thermal Power Station is a power plant situated near Newport of Tuttukkudi on the sea shore of Bay of Bengal, Southern India.

  • It has 5 units with a total installed capacity of 1,050 MW and spread over 160 hectares (400 acres). All the unit are coal based.

  • Coal is transported by sea through ship Coal transported by ship is given to crushers which crush the coal particles to 10-20mm dia.

  • The powdered coal is given to pulverisered and to furnace through forced draft fans.

  • There are four mills around the furnace as well as oil injecting nozzles from oil storage for tangential firing. Haldia, Paradeep, Vizag Port to TTPS

Neyveli

Tamil Nadu

  • Neyveli Thermal Power Station is a set of power plant situated near lignite mines of Neyveli.

  • It consists of two distinct units (Neyveli Thermal Power Station I and Neyveli Thermal Power Station II) capable of producing 1020 MW and 1,970 MW respectively including their expansion units.

  • The plant is equipped with boilers from the Taganrog Metallurgical Plant, turbines from LMZ and generators from Electrosila, imported from the Soviet Union under Indo-Soviet assistance programme.

Ennur

Tamil Nadu

  • The Ennur Thermal Power Station is a coal-based power plant located in Tamil Nadu.

  • Ennur Thermal Power Station was constructed to serve the purpose of energy generation in the year 1970.

  • It is one of the four major thermal power plants of Tamil Nadu established by TANGEDCO. Presently it has an installed capacity of 450 MW (600,000 hp).

  • The necessary coal arrives through ship to the Ennur Port.

Nellore

Andhra Pradesh

  • Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station is located in Nelatur Village, near Krishnapatnam and at a distance of 23 km from Nellore city of Andhra Pradesh.

  • The power plant is one of the coal-based power plants of Andhra Pradesh Power Development Company Limited (APPDCL).

  • It is the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), a joint venture company of APGENCO (with 50% equity) and IL AND FS (50% equity) partnership.

  • The proposed capacity of plant is 1600 MW.

  • The project is under construction and likely to be completed by the end of 2014.

  • The Power station is designed for blended coal in the ratio of 70% washed domestic coal from Talcher Coalfield to 30% imported coal.

  • Sea water is proposed for cooling purpose and potable water by desalination.

Vijayawada

Andhra Pradesh

  • Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Plant or Vijayawada Thermal Power Plant is located at Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh.

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

  • It was developed under 4 stages, with the project cost of Rs 193 Crores and Rs 511 Crores respectively.

  • The seventh unit of 500 MW was commissioned in 2009. The station stood first in country during 94-95, 95-96, 96-97, 97-98 and 2001-02 by achieving the highest plant load factor.

  • The station has received many prestigious awards from various organisations.

  • The station has received Meritories productivity awards for twenty consecutive years and Incentive award for eight consecutive years.

Rengali

Odisha

  • Rengali dam is located in Odisha.

  • It is constructed across Brahmani River in Rengali village located 70 km from Angul in Angul district, Odisha in India.

  • The local people did not welcome the project during the conception and initial implementation of the project due to the displacement of several people and the way the Government tacked the issue.

  • The project has displaced 10,700 families.

  • Rengali dam is 70.5 m tall and 1040 m wide.

Talcher

Odisha

  • Talcher Thermal Power Station is located in Talcher sub-division of Angul district in the Indian state of Odisha.

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

  • The coal for the power plant is sourced from Jagannath Mines of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited. Source of water for the power plant is from Brahmani River.

  • The Talcher Thermal Executive Association is a welfare body of all the executives working in Talcher Thermal Power Station.

  • It is affiliated to NTPC Executive Federation of India (NEFI).

  • NEFI is a federation of all the executive associations from various projects of NTPC Ltd.

  • The present office bearers of TTEA are President D. Mahanta and the General Secretary K.P. Rath.