Panki Thermal Power Station

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Panki Thermal Power Station is located at Panki in Kanpur district in the Indian state of Uttar pradesh, about 16 km from Kanpur. It has an installed capacity of 220 Mega Watts. The power plant is owned and operated by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam.


The plant was set in two stages, both having two units. The first stage is not in operation any more. The machinery for the second stage are from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited. The coal to all these units is fed from coal mines of Bharat Coking Coal Limited, Eastern Coalfields Limited by means of railways. The last unit was commissioned in 1977.

Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning Status
110 1977 January Shut Off [1]
110 1977 May Shut Off
660 new unit Contract issued[2]

Future expansion[edit]

The state government decided in July 2014 to add another unit of 660 MW to the power plant.[3]. A contract was issued by UPRVUNL to BHEL on EPC basis for construction of 1x660MW unit at Panki.[4]

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