Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station

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Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station
Location of the Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station
LocationSingrauli, Madhya Pradesh
Coordinates24°5′50″N 82°40′25″E / 24.09722°N 82.67361°E / 24.09722; 82.67361Coordinates: 24°5′50″N 82°40′25″E / 24.09722°N 82.67361°E / 24.09722; 82.67361
Construction began1982
Commission date1987
Operator(s)NTPC Limited
Thermal power station
Primary fuelCoal
Power generation
Units operational6 × 210 MW
7 × 500 MW
Make and modelLMZ
Nameplate capacity4,760 MW

The Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station is located in Singrauli district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. One of the coal-fired power stations of NTPC, it is the largest power station in India, and the 9th largest coal-fired power station in the world, with an installed capacity of 4,760 MW.[1] The coal for the power plant is sourced from Nigahi mines, and the water is sourced from the discharge canal of Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "NTPC's Vindyachal plant largest power generating station".