Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam

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  • Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (UPRVUNL) was constituted on dated 25.08.1980 under the Companies' Act 1956 for construction of new thermal power projects in the state sector.
  • On 14 January 2000, in accordance to U.P. State Electr Reforms Acts 1999 and operation of U.P. Electricity Reforms Transfer Scheme 2000, U.P. State Electricity Board (U.P.S.E.B.), till then responsible for generation, transmission and distribution of power within the state of Uttar Pradesh, was unbundled and operations of the state sector thermal power stations were handed over to UPRVUNL
  • Unchahar Thermal Power Station - 420 MW (2X210) & Tanda Thermal Power Station 440 MW (4X110) were transferred to NTPC in year 1992 & year 2000 respectively before unbundling of U.P. State Electricity Board (U.P.S.E.B.) into;
  1. Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (UPRVUNL),
  2. Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL),
  3. UP Power Transmission Corporation Limited (UPPTCL),
  4. UP Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (UPJVNL).

Power plants[edit]

Past Transitions- (1990 MW)[edit]

Erstwhile U.P.S.E.B. transferred its two thermal power stations among others to NTPC Limited against payment overdue. These power stations are;

Present Installations- (7133 MW)[edit]

At present,As of 2014 UPRVUNL is looking after generations of power of five thermal power plants located in different parts of Uttar Pradesh, with a total installed generation capacity of 4933 MW.

Though installed capacity is 5933 MW but UPRVUNL is not able to utilize its full capacity ever due poor maintenance, lack of funds, aging plants & frequent units tripping.

Future Expansions[edit]

Construction Stage- (5280 MW)[edit]

Ghatampur Thermal Power 3x660 (1980 MW)

Planning Stage- (6600 MW)[edit]

Human Resources[edit]

As of 1 January 2014 UPRVUNL had 1311 executives and 6514 non-executives on its roll.


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