Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant

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Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant
Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant is located in Kerala
Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant
Location of the Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant in Kerala
Country India
Location Choolatheruvu, Alappuzha district, Kerala.
Coordinates 9°14′20″N 76°25′49″E / 9.23889°N 76.43028°E / 9.23889; 76.43028Coordinates: 9°14′20″N 76°25′49″E / 9.23889°N 76.43028°E / 9.23889; 76.43028
Status Operational
Commission date Unit 1: November 1998
Unit 2: February 1999
Unit 3: October 1999
Operator(s) NTPC Limited
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Naphtha
Power generation
Units operational 2 X 115 MW
1 X 120 MW
Nameplate capacity 350
1,400 MW (Planned)

The Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant (also known as Rajiv Gandhi CCPP Kayamkulam or NTPC Kayamkulam) is a combined cycle power plant located at Choolatheruvu in Alappuzha district, Kerala, India. The power plant is owned by NTPC Limited. The power plant is fueled by imported and indigenous naphtha. Source of the cooling water is Achankovil river.

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Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning GT / ST
1st 1 115 1998 November GT
1st 2 115 1999 February GT
1st 3 120 1999 October ST
Total Three 350

There is a plan to expand the plant by three units with capacity of 350 MW each. New units would be fueled by re-gasified liquefied natural gas.[1] [2]

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