Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sasan Ultra Mega Power Station
Location of the Sasan Ultra Mega Power Station in Madhya Pradesh, India
LocationSingrauli, Madhya Pradesh
Coordinates23°59′N 82°38′E / 23.98°N 82.63°E / 23.98; 82.63
Commission dateMarch 2015
Owner(s)Reliance Power
Operator(s)Reliance Power
Thermal power station
Primary fuelCoal
Power generation
Units operational6 × 660 MW
Nameplate capacity3,960 MW

Sasan Ultra Mega Power Plant or Sasan UMPP is one of the four Ultra Mega Power Projects planned by the Ministry of Power, Government of India. It is located in Sasan village of Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh. It is the world's largest integrated power generation and coal mine project with 3960 MW power plant and 20 MT per year coal mining capacity. It is the fourth largest operational power plant in India after NTPC Vindhyanchal, Adani Power's Mundra and Tata Power's Mundra UMPP. The plant is operated by Sasan Power Limited, a subsidiary of Reliance Power which was incorporated in February 2006.

Installed capacity[edit]

Following is the unit wise capacity of the 3,960 MW plant. There are 6 units of 660 MW each.

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning Status
Stage I 1 660 2013 March Running
Stage I 2 660 2013 December Running [1]
Stage I 3 660 2014 March Running [2]
Stage I 4 660 2014 May Running [3]
Stage I 5 660 2014 Aug Running[4]
Stage I 6 660 26 Mar 2015 Running[5]


  1. The plant achieved the highest PLF of 90% in 2015-16 in first year of its full operation.
  2. The Plant achieved 95% Plant Load Factor in 2018-19 highest among thermal power plants in India.


  1. ^ "Reliance Power starts generation from Sasan UMPP second unit". Retrieved 2014-03-19.
  2. ^ "Reliance Power commissions third unit of Sasan UMPP". Business Standard. 24 March 2014. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Reliance Power commissions fourth 660 MW unit of Sasan UMPP". Business Standard. 20 May 2014. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Reliance Power commissions 5th unit of its Sasan UMPP". The Economic Times. 26 August 2014. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Reliance Power's Sasan UMPP fully commissioned". The Economic Times. 30 March 2015. Retrieved 30 May 2018.