Parichha Thermal Power Station

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Parichha Thermal Power Station is located at Parichha in Jhansi district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, about 25 km from Jhansi on the bank of Betwa river. The power plant is owned and operated by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam.


Operations[edit]

The plant has two stages, having 6 units altogether. The machinery is from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, M/s ABB, M/s Alstom, M/s Yokogawa. The coal to all these units is fed from coal mines of Bharat Coking Coal Limited and Eastern Coalfields Limited via rail.

All the units of this station are coal fired thermal power plants, having a total generating capacity of 1140 MW and consists of following units -

Stage Units No. Installed Capacity Derated Capacity Date of Synchronization Date of Commercial Operation Original Equipment Manufacturers
1 01 110 110 31.03.1984 01.10.1985 M/s Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, India.
2 02 110 110 31.03.1984 Dec.1984 M/s Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, India.
3 03 210 210 May.2006 24.11.2006 M/s Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, India.
4 04 210 210 28.12.2006 01.12.2007 M/s Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, India.
5 05 250 250 15.05.2012 17.07.2012 M/s Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, India.
6 06 250 250 17.09.2012 18.04.2013 M/s Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, India.

The coal to all these units is fed from coal mines of BCCL, ECL by means of railways.

Capacity[edit]

Parichha Thermal Power Station has a capacity of 1140 MW; 2 units of 110 MW, 2 units of 210 MW and 2 units of 250 MW. Its sixth unit of 250 MW was commissioned in Apr 2013 taking the total installed capacity to 1140 MW. It is connected to the national grid through NRLDC Delhi. Although the super thermal plant has poor facilities for basic amenities.[1]

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning Status
1 1 110 2015 October Closed
1 2 110 2015 December Closed
2 3 210 2015 November Closed
2 4 210 2007 December Running
3 5 250 2012 July Running
3 6 250 2013 April Running

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BHEL commissions 250 MW Unit-5 at Parichha Thermal Power Project". Sarkaritel.com. 2012-05-29. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 

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