Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station

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Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station
VSTPS.jpg
Location of the Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station
CountryIndia
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
StatusOperational
Construction began1982
Commission date1987
Owner(s)NTPC
Operator(s)NTPC Limited
Thermal power station
Primary fuelCoal
Power generation
Units operational6 × 210 MW
7 × 500 MW
Make and modelLMZ
Electrosila
BHEL
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]

References[edit]

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