NTPC Dadri

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National Capital Power Station
NTPC Power Station - Aerial View - Dadri 2016-08-04 5757.JPG
Aerial view of NTPC power station, Dadri
CountryIndia
LocationGautam Budh Nagar district, Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates28°35′54″N 77°36′34″E / 28.59833°N 77.60944°E / 28.59833; 77.60944Coordinates: 28°35′54″N 77°36′34″E / 28.59833°N 77.60944°E / 28.59833; 77.60944
StatusOperational
Commission date1991
Operator(s)NTPC
Thermal power station
Primary fuelCoal-fired,Gas-fired
Power generation
Units operational1820 MW Coal 817 MW Gas
Nameplate capacity2,650 MW

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National Capital Power Station (NCPS) Or NTPC Dadri, is the power project to meet the power demand of National Capital Region (India). It has a huge coal-fired thermal power plant and a gas-fired plant and has a small township located in Uttar Pradesh, India for its employees. It is located in Gautam Budh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh about 25 km from Ghaziabad and about 9 km from Dadri. It is nearly 48 km from New Delhi towards Hapur. The township has an area of about 500 acres over all. NTPC Dadri is a branch of National Thermal Power Corporation, which is a public sector now. It is about 20 km from Ghaziabad via Badalpur, Mahawar, Bamabawar, and Akilpur Jagir.

Capacity[edit]

NTPC Dadri is a unique power plant of NTPC group which has both coal based thermal plant and gas based thermal plant of 1820 MW and 817 MW respectively and 5 MW solar plant totaling 2642 MW

Coal based[edit]

The coal for the power plant is sourced from Piparwar Mines, Jharkhand. Source of water for the power plant is Upper Ganga Canal.

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning
1st 1 210 1991 October
2 210 1992 December
3 210 1993 March
4 210 1994 March
2nd 5 490 2010 January
6 490 2010 July
Total Six 1820

Gas based[edit]

The gas for the power plant is sourced from GAIL HBJ Pipeline, it also supports HSD as alternate fuel. Source of water for the power plant is Upper Ganga Canal.

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning GT / ST
1st 1 130.19 1992 March GT
2 130.19 1992 May GT
3 130.19 1992 June GT
4 130.19 1992 November GT
5 154.51 1993 February ST
6 154.51 1993 March ST
Total six 829.78

Grand Total capacity is 2649 MW.

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