Kalisindh Thermal Power Station

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Kalisindh Thermal Power Station
  • India
Coordinates24°31′54″N 76°05′56″E / 24.5316°N 76.0988°E / 24.5316; 76.0988Coordinates: 24°31′54″N 76°05′56″E / 24.5316°N 76.0988°E / 24.5316; 76.0988
Power generation
Nameplate capacity
  • 1,200 MW

Kalisindh Thermal Power Station is located 12 km away from Jhalawar town in Jhalawar district, Rajasthan state in western India. The power plant is operated by Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (RVUNL).

Water for the plant is provided by the Kalisindh Dam reservoir, near Bhanwarasi village.[1] Coal for the plant will be sourced from Paras east and Kanta basin coal blocks in Chhattisgarh state.[citation needed]

Its chimney has a height of 275 metres. The two cooling towers of the facility are 202 metres tall, the tallest in the world.[citation needed] The EPC contractor for the project is BGR Energy Systems Ltd.[1]

Installed capacity[edit]

Following is the unitary capacity of the plant.

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning Status
Stage I 1 600 2014 March Running
Stage I 2 600 2014 June Running[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "KATPP". energy.rajasthan.gov.in. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  2. ^ "First unit of coal based Kalisindh thermal power plant has commenced generation". SteelGuru India.

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