Competitive Exams: Indian Geography Thermal power

Thermal Power

  • In Maharashtra Chola and Trombay, Kolhapur Diesel Turbine, Uran Gas Turbine, Chandelpur, Bhusawal, Khaparkheda, Dhabol and Ujjahi.
  • In Gujarat: Banas, Gandhinagar, Kuchchh, Sabarmati, Wanakbori, Kawas, Sikka, Malwa, Uttran, Shahpur, Porbandar, Kandla, Ahmedabad, Dhuvaran.
  • In U P are Obra in Mirzapur, Harduaganj at Aligarh, Renusagar, Rosa, Jawaharpur, Unchahar, Rihand, Kanpur, Mau in Ajamgarh, Gorakhpur, Dohrighat, Moradabad, Tundla and Bahraich.
  • West Bengal Bundel, Calcutta, Durgapur, Murshidabad, Kalaghat, Titagarh, Mejia, Santhaldih.
  • MP/Chhattisgarh: Korka in Bilaspur, Bishrampur, Vindhyachal, Busingpur, Badhghat, BALCO pinch, Satpura.
  • T N: Neyvelli, Mettur, Ennore. Andhra Pradesh: Ramgudam, Kothagudam, Nellore, Vijayavada, Bhodrachalam and Manuguru.
  • In Bihar are Muzaffarpur, Barauni, Tenughat and Bokaro.
  • Punjab: Bhatinda and Rupnagar
  • in Haryana Panipat, Faridabad and Yamunanagar.
  • Rajasthan: Kota, Palna, Sawai Madhopur and Banswara.
  • Karnataka: Raichur
  • Assam Namrup, Bonaigaon and Chandrapur
  • Orissa Talchar
  • Delhi Badarpur, Indraprastha and Rajghat.

NonConventional Energy Sources

In India, solar energy was commercialized in 1983. In India, solar energy is generated at the rate of 20 M. W. Per mt. Per year.

Thar deserts has been declared as the biggest powerhouse of the earth by 2010 generating 10, 000 m. w

The first two projects of 100 kw. Have been started in Kalyanpur and Saraisadi in Mau of U P and in Gurgaon (Haryana).

Wave Energy: Largest in Vinzingzam in Tiruvanantpuram in Kerala, then in Andaman Nicobar.