Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Station

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Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Plant
Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Station is located in Uttar Pradesh
Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Station
Location of Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Plant in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
Location Unchahar, Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates 25°54′52″N 81°19′36″E / 25.91444°N 81.32667°E / 25.91444; 81.32667Coordinates: 25°54′52″N 81°19′36″E / 25.91444°N 81.32667°E / 25.91444; 81.32667
Status Active
Commission date 1988
Operator(s) NTPC
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Coal-fired
Power generation
Units operational 5
Nameplate capacity 1050.00 MW
www.ntpc.co.in

Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Plant is located at Unchahar in Raebareli district in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.[1] The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of NTPC Limited.[2] In the year 1992, Uttar Pradesh State Electricity Board (U.P.S.E.B.) transferred Unchahar Thermal Power Station to NTPC Limited against payment overdue and later on renamed it to Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Plant by NTPC Limited.

Power plant[edit]

Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Plant has an installed capacity of 1050 MW. The First unit was commissioned in November 1988. The coal for the plant is derived from North Karanpura Coalfield. The water source is from Sarda Sahyak Canal.[3]

Installed Capacity[edit]

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning Status
First 1 210 1988 November Running
First 2 210 1989 March Running
Second 3 210 1999 January Running
Second 4 210 1999 October Running
Third 5 210 2006 September Running
Fourth 6 500 Under Construction [4]

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