Kothagudem Thermal Power Station

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Kothagudem Thermal Power Station(ktps)
Kothagudem Thermal Power station at Paloncha.jpg
Far view of Kothagudem Thermal Power station at Paloncha
Country India
Location Paloncha, Khammam, Telangana
Coordinates 17°37′N 80°41′E / 17.62°N 80.69°E / 17.62; 80.69Coordinates: 17°37′N 80°41′E / 17.62°N 80.69°E / 17.62; 80.69
Status Operational
Commission date Unit 1: July 4, 1966
Unit 2: November 27, 1966
Unit 3: May 27, 1967
Unit 4: July 8, 1967
Unit 5: August 13, 1974
Unit 6:December 19, 1974
Unit 7: March 10, 1977
Unit 8: January 10, 1978
Unit 9: March 27, 1997
Unit 10: February 28, 1998
Unit 11: June 26, 2011
Unit 12: May 19, 2018
Operator(s) Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Limited (TSGENCO)
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Coal
Power generation
Units operational 3 X 60 MW
4 X 120 MW
2 X 250 MW
1 X 500 MW
1 X 800 MW
Nameplate capacity 2,460 MW

Kothagudem Thermal Power Station is located at Paloncha in Telangana, India. The power plant has an installed capacity of 1,720 MW with 11 units in operation(1*60MW(A station 3rd unit) unit under permanent shut down).[1] It is one of the coal based power plants of Telangana Power Generation Corporation Limited (TSGENCO)

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning Status
Stage I 1 60 04-07-1966 Running
Stage I 2 60 27-11-1966 Running
Stage II 3 60 27-05-1967 shut down permenantly due to turbine problem
Stage II 4 60 08-07-1967 Running
Stage III 5 120 13-08-1974 Running
Stage III 6 120 19-12-1974 Running
Stage IV 7 120 10-03-1977 Running
Stage IV 8 120 10-01-1978 Running
Stage V 9 250 27-03-1997 Running
Stage V 10 250 28-02-1998 Running
Stage VI 11 500 06-26-2011 Running
Stage VII 12 800 19-05-2018 Running.

In January 2012, it was reported that the Andhra Pradesh government has decided to build additional unit with capacity of 800 MW.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "AP to increase capacity in 3 power plants". Industry Monitor Energy. Retrieved 2012-12-24.