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|National Capital Power Station|
Aerial view of NTPC power station, Dadri
|Location||Gautam Budh Nagar district, Uttar Pradesh|
|Thermal power station|
|Units operational||1820 MW Coal 817 MW Gas|
|Nameplate capacity||2,650 MW|
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.
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
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|
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|
Grand Total capacity is 2649 MW.