Anpara Thermal Power Station

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Anpara Thermal Power Station is located at Anpara in Sonbhadra district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, about 200 km (120 mi) from Varanasi on the Varanasi - Shakti Nagar route.

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There are in total seven operational units, all of which are coal-fired thermal power stations. The machinery for the Anpara A ( 3 units) are from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited. Anpara B (two units) from Toshiba Corporation, Japan. Machinery for Anpara C were sourced by Lanco power from Dongfang Electric Company (China). Machinery for Anpara D is sourced from BHEL.

The coal to all these units is fed from Kharia, Kakri and Beena open coal mines of NCL by company owned freight trains, a merry go round system maintained by UPRVUNL and previously on roads by Dumpers.

Capacity[edit]

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning Status Remarks
Anpara A 1 210 1987 January Running owned by UPRVUNL
Anpara A 2 210 1987 August Running owned by UPRVUNL
Anpara A 3 210 1989 March Running owned by UPRVUNL
Anpara B 4 500 1994 March Running owned by UPRVUNL
Anpara B 5 500 1994 October Running owned by UPRVUNL
Anpara C 6 600 2011 December Running owned by Lanco Infratech [1]
Anpara C 7 600 2012 January Running owned by Lanco Infratech
Anpara D 8 500 2015 March Running [2] owned by UPRVUNL
Anpara D 9 500 2015 April Running [3] owned by UPRVUNL

In year 2007 Anpara C was allotted to be constructed in PPP sector domain. The new 2x600MW power plant made under PPP By Lanco Infratech.

Under State government's flagship power-generation company UPRVUNL, a new unit Anpara D is under construction in full swing. Units are configured for generating 2x500 MW and are manufactured by BHEL.

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