Yermarus Thermal Power Station

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Yermarus Thermal Power station
Location of the Yermarus Power station in Karnataka
CountryIndia
LocationYegnur, Raichur, Karnataka
Coordinates16°17′28″N 77°21′9″E / 16.29111°N 77.35250°E / 16.29111; 77.35250Coordinates: 16°17′28″N 77°21′9″E / 16.29111°N 77.35250°E / 16.29111; 77.35250
StatusOperational
Commission dateUnit 1: May, 2015; Unit 2: Mar, 2017
Owner(s)Karnataka Power Corporation
Operator(s)RPCL
Thermal power station
Primary fuelCoal
Power generation
Units operational800 MW
Make and modelBHEL
Nameplate capacity1600 MW

Yermarus Thermal Power Station is a coal-based thermal power plant located in Yermarus village in Raichur district, Karnataka. The power plant is owned by the Karnataka Power Corporation.[1] This is India's first 800MW super critical thermal power plant and Bharat Heavy Electricals is the EPC contractor for this power project.[2][3]

Capacity[edit]

The Installed capacity of the power plant in 1600 MW(2x800MW).

Stage Unit Number power (MW) Date of Commissioning Status
1st 1 800 2015 MAY commissioned and commercial operation declared in March 2017[4]
1st 2 800 2017 Mar commissioned[5] and commercial operations started in April 2017[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buradikatti, Kumar (January 16, 2015). "Two labourers killed at YTPS construction site; workers agitate". The Hindu. Retrieved May 19, 2018.
  2. ^ "First 800 MW Supercritical Thermal Power Plant in Karnataka commissioned by BHEL". IIFL News. Retrieved May 19, 2018.
  3. ^ "Country's first: BHEL manufactures indigenous 800 MW turbo generator". Hindustan Times. March 12, 2015. Retrieved May 19, 2018.
  4. ^ "BHEL commissions 800 mw supercritical thermal unit in K'nataka". Business Standard. Press Trust of India. May 25, 2016. Retrieved May 19, 2018.
  5. ^ "BRIEF-BHEL commissions 800 MW supercritical thermal power plant in Karnataka". Reuters. March 30, 2017. Retrieved May 19, 2018.
  6. ^ "BHEL's second 800 MW unit starts commercial ops". Myiris News. April 12, 2017. Retrieved May 19, 2018.