Harduaganj Thermal Power Station
Thermal Power Station
|Location||Harduaganj, Aligarh district, Uttar Pradesh|
|Owner(s)||Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited|
|Thermal power station|
|Units operational||1×60 MW
|Nameplate capacity||665 MW|
Harduaganj Thermal Power Station is located at Qasimpur Power House Colony which is 1 km distance from Harduaganj Railway Station at Harduaganj in Aligarh district in the Indian state of Uttar pradesh, about 18 km from Aligarh. It is the new electric power station established in Aligarh district; the old one is Sumera Hydroelectric Power Plant located in Jawan Sikandarpur of Aligarh district.
The coal for this power plant is sourced from coal mines owned by BCCL and ECL and are transported to the power plant through rail line. The power plant is owned and operated by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam.
The plant has three stages, first two stages having 7 units capacity ranging between 30 MW to 55 MW were over three decade old and all are closed now. The machinery of currently functioning units are from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited. The coal for all these units is fed from the coal mines of Bharat Coking Coal Limited and Eastern Coalfields Limited by means of the railways. This place is also known as Qasimpur Power House. It has two colonies for the employee resident, old colony and new colony and a main market known as dus dukan.
In 2008, Unit-5 of 60MW capacity, lying defunct since 1999, and renovated at a cost of 33 crore started generating power once again. 
Harduaganj Thermal Power Station has an installed capacity of 665 MW.
|Stage||Installed Capacity (MW)||Date of Commissioning||Status|
|CTPS||60||1977 May||Running |
|CTPS||110||1978 August||Renovated and Running |
|HTPS Extn.||250||2012 February||Running|
|HTPS Extn.||250||2013 October||Running|
- 9 yrs after it was shut down, Harduaganj unit generates power again Indian Express, May 28, 2008.
- "Harduganj Thermal Power Station". UP Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited. Retrieved 2011-09-01.