Talcher Kaniha Super Thermal Power Station
A 1600 MW expansion had been proposed.
The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Kaniha, Angul district.
Talcher is India's second largest coal-fired power plant at 3000 megawatts (MW). The six 500 MW units entered operation from 1995-2005. The plant is located in Kaniha in the state of Odisha. The plant is sponsored by NTPC.
It was reported in August 2010 that the plant was to add a 500 MW unit.
In June 2015 NTPC reiterated the company's plans for an expansion, now saying it would be 1600 MW, with coal provided from Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) of Coal India. The company said it plans to apply for clearances.
As of May 2016 NTPC has not applied for environmental permits for the expansion.
Project Details for expansion
Location: Kaniha village, Angul district, Odisha
Coordinates: 21.098074, 85.074005 (exact)
Capacity: 1600 MW
Coal Source: Domestic
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- "Talcher Kaniha Super Thermal Power Station India," Global Energy Observatory, accessed May 2014
- "NTPC to add another 500 mw to Talcher plant" Fe Bureaus, The Financial Express, August 10, 2010.
- "NTPC planning 3,000 MW capacity addition at Talcher," Live Mint, June 11, 2015
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