Tiroda Thermal Power Project

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The Tiroda Thermal Power Project is a proposed 3,300-megawatt (MW) coal plant in Maharashtra, India.

Location

The map below shows the power station in Tiroda village.

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Background

The project is being set up by Adani Power Maharashtra Ltd (APML), a subsidiary of Adani Power. It would consist of three phases:[1][2]

  • Phase I - 2 x 660 MW
  • Phase II - 1 x 660 MW
  • Phase III - 2 x 660 MW

Phase I's Unit 1 (660 MW) was commissioned in 2012. Unit 2 (660 MW) was commissioned in March 2013. Phase II, unit 3 (660 MW) was commissioned in June 2013.[3]

According to the Central Electricity Authority, there are three units in Phase II; i.e., the CEA appears to merge Phase II and Phase III into a single Phase II of three units. According to the CEA, all three units (3, 4, and 5) will be commissioned in 2013.[3]

Stage III, unit 4 was commissioned in April 2014.[4]

Project Details

Sponsor: Adani Power
Location: Tiroda village, Gondia district, Maharashtra
Coordinates: 21.4125018, 79.9673098 (Exact)
Status:

  • Unit 1: Operating (2012)
  • Unit 2: Operating (2013)
  • Unit 3: Operating (2013)
  • Unit 4: Operating (2014)
  • Unit 5: Construction

Capacity: 3,300 MW (5 x 660 MW)
Type: Supercritical[1]
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Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Power Generation: Tiroda Thermal Power Project," Adani Power Limited, accessed February 2012
  2. "Power Generation" Adani Power, accessed July 2011
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country" Government of India Ministry of Power, September 2013.
  4. "Adani Power commissions 4th unit of Tiroda power plant in Gujarat," live mint, April 3, 2014.

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