Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant

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Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant
Country India
Location Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh
Status Operational
Commission date 2002
Owner(s) NTPC
Power generation
Primary fuel Coal
Units operational 4 X 500 MW
Nameplate capacity 2000

NTPC Simhadri is located in Visakhapatnam district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of NTPC. The coal for the power plant is sourced from Kalinga Block of Talcher Coal fields in Orissa. Source of water for the power plant is Yeluru canal for sweet water and sea water for Cooling Water system. Benefeciary state of the project is Andhra Pradesh.


Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning
1st 1 500 2002 February
1st 2 500 2004 August
1st 3 500 2011 March
1st 4 500 2012 March
Total Four 2000