Rihand Thermal Power Station has an installed capacity of 3000 MW. The First unit was commissioned in March 1988. The coal for the plant is derived from Amlori and Dudhichua mines. The water source is from Rihand Reservoir which is constructed on Son river.
NTPC rihand is situated 75 km away from Renukoot railway station. By personal cab or public transport bus, one can reach rihandnagar. Local market outside NTPC township is Bijpur. If one is interested in little bit bigger market, one has to Waidhan which is 30 km away from Rihandnagar.