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Rosa Thermal Power Plant

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Rosa Thermal Power Plant is a coal-fired power station in Uttar Pradesh, India, which is owned and operated by Reliance Power.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Chaudhera village.

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Background

Phase I - Units 1 and 2 - 600 MW

Phase I was completed in December 2009 and entered commercial operation in March 2010.[1][2]

The company states that the station, which is located at Rosa village in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, was commissioned on March 12, 2010.[3]

The company states that "the entire power generated will be sold" to Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL). The company states that construction of the project commenced in June 2007 and that the first unit was commissioned in December 2009.[3]

The company states that "coal for the project would be supplied from the Ashoka Coal mines of Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) a subsidiary of Coal India Limited (CIL). The coal mines are located in Jharkhand and the coal will be transported by Railways over a distance of 870 kms." Water for the plant "is sourced from Garrah river located a kilometer from the project."[3]

Phase II - Units 3 and 4 - 600 MW

Rosa Phase II Unit 3 (300 MW) was commissioned in December 2011.[4] Unit 4 (300 MW) of the plant was commissioned on March 28, 2012.[5][6][7][8]

The company states that half the output of Rosa Stage II will be sold to Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) at a cost plus tariff with the balance to be sold through Reliance Energy Trading Limited. Reliance Power states that the project is scheduled to be completed in 2012.[9]

The company states that "the coal will be supplied from the Ashoka Coal mines of Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Limited (CIL). The coal mines are located in Jharkhand and the coal will be transported by Railways over a distance of 870 kms." Water for the power station "will be sourced from Garrah river located a kilometer from the project."[9][10]

Project Details

Sponsor: Reliance Power
Location: Chaudhera village, Shahajahanpur district, Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates: 27.8194455, 79.9371618 (exact)
Status:

  • Phase I, Units 1 and 2: Operating
  • Phase II, Unit 1: Operating
  • Phase II, Unit 3 and 4: Operating
  • Phase II, Units 5 & 6: Pre-permit development

Capacity:

  • Phase I, Unit 1: 300 MW
  • Phase I, Unit 2: 300 MW
  • Phase II, Unit 3: 300 MW
  • Phase II, Unit 4: 300 MW
  • Phase II, Unit 5: 660 MW
  • Phase II, Unit 6: 660 MW

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Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "Phase I of Rosa plant goes onstream" The Economic Times, December 29, 2011.
  2. Reliance Power, "Coal Based Projects", Reliance Power website, accessed May 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Reliance Power, "Rosa Phase I", Reliance Power website, accessed May 2011.
  4. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country" Government of India Ministry of Power, February 2012.
  5. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country" Government of India Ministry of Power, February 2012.
  6. "Phase II of Rosa power plant switched on" The Times of India, June 18, 2010.
  7. Reliance Power, "Coal Based Projects", Reliance Power website, accessed December 2011.
  8. ALL INDIA REGIONWISE GENERATING INSTALLED CAPACITY (MW) OF POWER UTILITIES INCLUDING ALLOCATED SHARES IN JOINT AND CENTRAL SECTOR UTILITIES, Central Electricity Authority, May 31, 2012
  9. 9.0 9.1 Reliance Power, "Rosa Phase II", Reliance Power website, accessed May 2011.
  10. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country" Government of India Ministry of Power, February 2012.

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