Yermarus Thermal Power Station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Yermarus Thermal Power station
Location of the Yermarus Power station in Karnataka
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
Commission dateUnit 1: May, 2015; Unit 2: Mar, 2017
Owner(s)Karnataka Power Corporation
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]


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]


  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.