Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station

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Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station
Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station is located in Andhra Pradesh
Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station
Location of Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station
Country India
Location Vijayawada, Krishna, Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates 16°22′N 80°19′E / 16.36°N 80.32°E / 16.36; 80.32Coordinates: 16°22′N 80°19′E / 16.36°N 80.32°E / 16.36; 80.32
Status Operational
Commission date Unit 1: November 1, 1979
Unit 2: October 10, 1980
Unit 3: October 5, 1980
Unit 4: August 23, 1990
Unit 5: March 31, 1994
Unit 6: February 24, 1995
Unit 7: April 6, 2009
Operator(s) APGENCO
Power generation
Primary fuel Coal-fired
Units operational 6 X 210 MW
1 X 500 MW
Nameplate capacity 1760.00 MW

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.

Power Plant[edit]

Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Plant is also known Vijayawada Thermal Power Plant. It was developed under 4 stages, with the project cost of Rs 193 Crores and Rs 511 Crores respectively. Again with an investment of RS 840 Crores 2 units were commissioned under III Stage. 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.[1]

Installed Capacity[edit]

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning Status
Stage I 1 210 01-11-1979 Running
Stage I 2 210 10-10-1980 Running
Stage II 3 210 05-10-1989 Running
Stage II 4 210 23-08-1990 Running
Stage III 5 210 31-03-1994 Running
Stage III 6 210 24-02-1995 Running
Stage IV 7 500 06-04-2009 Running

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Plant". Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Ltd. 

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