Talcher Kaniha Super Thermal Power Station

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The Talcher Kaniha Super Thermal Power Station is India's second largest coal-fired power plant at 3000 megawatts (MW). The plant is located in Kaniha in the state of Odisha.[1] The plant is sponsored by NTPC. An additional 500 MW is proposed.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Kaniha, Angul district.

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Proposed Expansions

It was reported in August 2010 that the plant was to add a 500 MW unit.[2] However, as of 2014 NTPC has not applied for environmental permits for the expansion.

Project Details for 500 MW expansion

Sponsor: NTPC
Location: Kaniha village, Angul district, Odisha
Coordinates: 21.098074, 85.074005 (exact)[1]
Status: Cancelled
Capacity: 500 MW
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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Talcher Kaniha Super Thermal Power Station India," Global Energy Observatory, accessed May 2014
  2. "NTPC to add another 500 mw to Talcher plant" Fe Bureaus, The Financial Express, August 10, 2010.

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