Hussain Sagar Thermal Power Station

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Hussain Sagar Thermal Power Station
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Hussain Sagar Thermal Power Station
Country India
Location Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Status demolished in 1995
Commission date 1920
Decommission date 1992
Operator(s) Hyderabad State Electricity Department
Power generation
Primary fuel Coal
Nameplate capacity 22.5 MW

Hussain Sagar Thermal Power Station is the historic thermal power plant that was located in Hyderabad, Telangana on the banks of Hussain Sagar.

History[edit]

Hussain Sagar Thermal Power Station was built in 1920 during the time of Sevent Nizam, Mir Osman Ali Khan. Cost of Hyderabad Thermal Power Plant

The plant[edit]

The power plant was built in 1920 at Mint Compound,and was operated by Hyderabad State Electricity Department of the erstwhile Hyderabad State to supply power to the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad The plant equipment was procured from English Electric and Westinghouse Electric.The power plant comprised four units,and the generation was 22.5 MW on a consumption of about 200 tons of coal per day. The Hussain Sagar Thermal Power Plant was fully operational till 1972 when two units were shut down. In 1984,for all practical reasons plant was stopped. However, till 1992 the plant was being intermittently used and the structure was finally demolished in 1995.[1]

The location[edit]

Hussain Sagar Thermal Power Station existed on the banks of Hussain Sagar, Hyderabad - where Prasad's IMAX and NTR gardens exist today.

History[edit]

Hussain Sagar Thermal Power Station was built in 1920 during the time of the Seventh Nizam, Mir Osman Ali Khan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reminiscence of a tech marvel". Times of India. 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2014.