Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station

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Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station
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Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station is located in Andhra Pradesh
Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station
Location of Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station in Andhra Pradesh
Country India
Location Kadapa, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh
Coordinates 14°42′N 78°28′E / 14.70°N 78.46°E / 14.70; 78.46Coordinates: 14°42′N 78°28′E / 14.70°N 78.46°E / 14.70; 78.46
Status Operational
Commission date Unit 1: March 31, 1994
Unit 2: February 25, 1995
Unit 3: January 25, 2007
Unit 4: November 20, 2007
Operator(s) APGENCO
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Coal-fired
Power generation
Units operational 5 X 210 MW
Nameplate capacity 1050 MW

Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station is located at Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of APGENCO.[1]

Power Plant[edit]

Rayalaseema Thermal Power Plant was developed under 3 stages namely stage I,II and III. The station is performing well in the recent years by achieving height plant load factor. It stood first in country during 98-99, 2002–03, 2003–04 and second during 99-2000, 2001-02.[2] The station has received Meritories productivity awards for six consecutive years and Incentive award for seven consecutive years.[3]