Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station

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Singrauli
Super Thermal Power Station
Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station is located in India
Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station
Location of Singrauli
Super Thermal Power Station
Country India
Location Shaktinagar, Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates 24°06′19″N 82°42′23″E / 24.105168°N 82.706384°E / 24.105168; 82.706384Coordinates: 24°06′19″N 82°42′23″E / 24.105168°N 82.706384°E / 24.105168; 82.706384
Status Operational
Commission date 1986
Owner(s) NTPC
Power generation
Primary fuel Coal
Units operational

Stage - I: 5x 200 MW

Stage -II: 2x 500 MW
Nameplate capacity 2000 MW
Website
http://www.ntpc.co.in/

Singrauli Super Thermal Power Plant is located at Shaktinagar in Sonebhadra district in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The power plant is the first power plant of NTPC.[1][2] It sources coal from Jayant and Bina mines and water from Rihand Reservoir. The states benefitting from this power plant are Uttar Pradesh, Uttranchal, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh and the Union Territories of Delhi and Chandigarh. An investment worth INR11907 million (US$200 million) has already been cleared. It even gets international assistance from IDA.[3]

The unit wise capacity and other details are as follows.

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning
1st 1 200 1982 February
1st 2 200 1982 November
1st 3 200 1983 March
1st 4 200 1983 November
1st 5 200 1984 February
2nd 6 500 1986 December
2nd 7 500 1987 November
Total Seven 2000

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