Nashik Thermal Power Station has an installed capacity of 140*2+210*3=910 MW. The First unit was commissioned in 1970. the cost of unit including civil works was Rs 56.5 crores. and the second unit also commissioned with the same cost under the first stage. the second stage consists of three units of 210 MW each was commissioned in the later years. the power station campus includes self-contained township with all amenities. The entire land consists of 474 hectares. The power plant has got ISO Certification on April 2002.
It is on the Bhusawal-Kalyan section of Central Railway. Coal-based thermal power stations consume large quantities of coal. For example, the Nasik Thermal Power Station consumed 4,626,000 tonnes of coal in 2006-07. Around 80 per cent of the domestic coal supplies in India are meant for coal based thermal power plants and coal transportation forms 42 per cent of the total freight earnings of Indian railways.