Satpura Thermal Power Station

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Satpura Thermal Power Station is an existing 1,330-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Madhya Pradesh, India.

Existing Plant location

The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Sarni village, Betul district.

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Location of Expansion (Units 10-11)

Units 10 and 11 are located adjacent to the east side of the older plant site.

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Location of coal handling and ash disposal

A large coal ash disposal site is located about 1 km west of Sarni. A coal handling plant is located northwest of Sarni, between Sarni and the adjacent town of Pathakhera.

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Existing power station

The project is owned by M.P. Power Generating Company, which is also known as Madhya Pradesh Power Generating Co. Ltd.[1]

The first five units were retired in 2012 to 2014. The remaining six units add up to 1,330 MW.[2]

Installed capacity

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning Status TG set Provider[3] Boiler Provider[4]
First 1 62.5 October,1967 Decommissioned 2014 January GE, USA The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), USA
First 2 62.5 March,1968 Decommissioned 2013 December GE, USA The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), USA
First 3 62.5 May,1968 Decommissioned 2012 October GE, USA The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), USA
First 4 62.5 July,1968 Decommissioned 2013 December GE, USA The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), USA
First 5 62.5 April,1970 Decommissioned 2013 February GE, USA The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), USA
Second 6 200 July,1979 Running BHEL, India BHEL, India
Second 7 210 September,1980 Running BHEL, India BHEL, India
Second 8 210 January,1983 Running BHEL, India BHEL, India
Second 9 210 February, 1984 Running BHEL, India BHEL, India
Second 10 250 March, 2013 Running BHEL, India BHEL, India
Second 11 250 December, 2013 Running BHEL, India BHEL, India

Units 10-11

The plant was expanded with the addition of two 250MW units to the existing power station The first unit, Unit 10, was commissioned in March 2013.[5] The second unit, Unit 11, was commissioned in December 2013.[6]

Proposed Unit 12 expansion

A terms of reference (the initial step toward an environmental permit) for a proposed Unit 12 of 660MW was granted in 2013.[7]

However, as of May 2016 the project has yet to receive environmental clearance, and plans appear to be deferred or abandoned.

Project Details

Sponsor: M.P. Power Generating Company
Location: Sarni village, Betul district, Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates:

  • Original plant: 22.1107004, 78.1738615 (exact)
  • Units 10-11 expansion: 22.1081334, 78.1770721 (exact)
  • Coal ash disposal site and coal handling plant: 22.1091796, 78.1561804 (exact)

Status:

  • Units 1-5: Retired
  • Units 6-11: Operating
  • Unit 12: Shelved

Gross capacity:

  • Units 1-5: 62.5 MW each
  • Unit 6: 200 MW
  • Units 7-9: 210 MW each
  • Units 10-11: 250 MW each
  • Unit 12: 660 MW

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Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. Madhya Pradesh Power Generating Co, "Satpura Thermal Power Station,Sarni", Madhya Pradesh Power Generating Co website, accessed December 2011.
  2. "Satpura (Sarni) STPS Coal Power Station India," GEO, accessed May 2016
  3. http://mppgenco.nic.in/stps-sarni.htm#
  4. http://mppgenco.nic.in/stps-sarni.htm#
  5. Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country, Central Electricity Authority, August 2013
  6. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country," Government of India Ministry of Power, March 2016
  7. Terms of Reference, India MoEF, May 9, 2013.

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