List and Important Details of Thermal Power Stations in India Part 4

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Major Thermal Power Stations of India Part 4
Major Thermal Power Stations of India Part 4

Thermal Power Station

Location

Features

Titagarh

Kolkata

  • Titagarh Thermal Power Station is a coal-based thermal power plant located at Titagarh in Kolkata city in the Indian state of West Bengal.

  • The CESC Limited operates the power plant.

  • It has an installed capacity of 240 MW (4x60 MW).

  • It became fully operational in 1983.

Bilaspur

Chhattisgarh

  • Sipat Super Thermal Power Station or Rajiv Gandhi Super Thermal Power Station is located at Sipat in Bilaspur district in state of Chhattisgarh.

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

  • The coal for the power plant is sourced from Dipika Mines of South Eastern Coalfields Limited.

  • The project has an installed capacity of 2980 MW consisting of two stages, stage one, which was commissioned late, was of 3 units of 660 MW each involving super-critical boilers technology and stage two consisted of 2 units of 500 MW each.

  • PM Manmohan Singh inaugurated the Sipat Thermal Power Plant on September 20, 2013.

Subarnarekha

Jharkhand

  • Jharkhand State Electricity Board is a Government of Jharkhand enterprise, entrusted with the generation and distribution of electrical power in the state of Jharkhand, India.

  • It suffers a loss of more than ₹1,000 crore (USD 200mn) every year.

  • In 2011, it was revealed that in the last ten years, as much as ₹80 crores in outstanding dues to various units had been waived.

  • For example, ex-Chief Minister Madhu Koda, in prison for graft since 2008, waived of a ₹10 crore bill from a company owned by fellow minister Vinod Sinha, who is also in jail on graft charges.

Korba

Chhattisgarh

  • Korba Super Thermal Power Plant is located at Jamanipali in Korba district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

  • The power plant is one of the coal-based power plants of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).

  • The coal for the power plant is sourced from Kusmundha and Gevra Mines.

  • The source of water for the power plant is Hasdeo River.

  • Korba Super Thermal Power Plant is located on the Champa-Gevra Road branch line.

Patratu

Jharkhand

  • Patrata Thermal Power Station is a coal-based thermal power plant located near Patratu town in Ramgarh district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

  • The Jharkhand State Electricity Board operates the power plant.

  • It has an installed capacity of 840 MW.

  • As of April 2015, there is plan to float a joint venture company with National Thermal Power Corporation holding 74% and Jharkhand government holding 24%.

  • The new company will set up a 4000 MW (800 MW × 5) thermal power plant which will utilize 1500 acres out of 6300 acres available with the existing power plant.

Bandel

Kolkata

  • Bandel Thermal Power Station is a thermal power plant situated on the western bank of Hooghly River, Tribeni town in the Indian state of West Bengal, 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) off the Grand Trunk Road, NH2.

  • The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) operates the power plant.

  • At the time of its commissioning in 1983, its Unit-5 was first of its kind in Eastern India and fifth in India.

  • The power station has 5 units with a total installed capacity of 450 MW (4x60, 1x210 MW).

Barauni

Bihar

  • Barauni Thermal Power Station is an existing 320-megawatt coal-fired power station owned by Bihar State Electricity Board (BSEB).

  • The power station is located at Begusarai district, Bihar, India.

  • Barauni thermal power station in Bihar came into existence in association with the Russian collaboration and came into operation in the year 1962.

Muzaffarpur

Bihar

  • Kanti Thermal Power Station also known as George Fernandes Thermal Power Plant Station (GFTPS) is located in Kanti, Muzaffarpur, 90 km away from Patna, the capital of the Indian state of Bihar.

  • The majority shares of the Joint Venture Company are held by NTPC, with NTPC 64.57% and BSEB 35.43%.

  • The plant has not been functional since 2003; however, three successful trial runs have paved way for commercial production of Electricity by the end of 2013.

  • In November 2013, Nitish Kumar said that another new 500MW power plant would be set up at Kanti.

  • The first 195 MW unit was commissioned by BHEL at the 2x195 MW plant in March 2015.

  • The second unit of the 2 X 195 MW was commissioned on 13 June 2016.

Durgapur

Kolkata

  • Durgapur Thermal Power Station is located near Waria Railway Station, 5 km from Durgapur city in West Bengal.

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

Kahalgaon

Kolkata

  • DTPS was set up in the sixties of last century with two 75 MW units and one 140 MW unit in the first stage.

  • Another 210 MW unit was added to the plant in the early eighties to augment supplies to the growing industrial demand.

  • The first two units of the Station had to be de-commissioned after a fire accident in 1985.

Chandrapura

Jharkhand

  • Chandrapura Thermal Power Station is a thermal power plant located in Chandrapura Town in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

  • The Damodar Valley Corporation operates the power plant.

  • It has 5 units with a total installed capacity of 890 MW. All of the units are coal-based.

  • Chandrapura Thermal Power Station has an installed capacity of 890 MW.

  • The plant has 5 units under operation.

Chandrapur

Assam

  • Guwahati, April 11 – The State government has urged the Union Power Ministry to facilitate coal linkage for the Margherita 660-MW Super Critical

  • Thermal Power Station and the 60-MW Chandrapur Thermal Power Station from the remaining deposits of coal from Margherita and/or other locations of the North Eastern Coal Fields (NECL) after meeting the requirements of the Bongaigaon Thermal Power Project.

Namrup

Assam

  • Namrup is a small town situated close to the foothills of the great Patkai Mountain Range (Purvanchal Range connecting to Myanmar) in the extreme northeastern part of Assam Arunachal, India.

  • Administratively Namrup is located within Dibrugarh district and is today an important industrial town of Assam.

  • Namrup is approximately 80 km from Dibrugarh by road towards southeast and approximately 70 km from Tinsukia (locally pronounced as Tinicukeeya) towards south.

  • It is also a small railway station in Dibrugarh-Guwahati broad-gauge railway line.

Bongaigaon

Assam

  • Bongaigaon Thermal Power Station is under construction power project located at Salakati near Bongaigaon in Kokrajhar district in Indian state of Assam.

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

  • Bongaigaon Thermal Power Station was the biggest plant situated at Salakati in the district of Kokrajhar in Assam.

  • It consisted of four coal-fired units of 60 MW each.