Rihand power station

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Rihand power station is a 3,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Uttar Pradesh, India, which is owned and operated by the National Thermal Power Corporation.

Location

The plant is located at Rihandnagar, Sonebhadra district, Uttar Pradesh.

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Background

The power station comprises six 500 MW units.[1][2]

Expansion

Unit 5 was commissioned in May 2012 and Unit 6 was commissioned in October 2013.[3][4]

Units

  • Unit 1 (Rihand I) - 500 MW - 1988
  • Unit 2 (Rihand I) - 500 MW - 1989
  • Unit 3 (Rihand II) - 500 MW - 2005
  • Unit 4 (Rihand II) - 500 MW - 2005
  • Unit 5 (Rihand III) - 500 MW - commissioned May 24, 2012[3]
  • Unit 6 (Rihand III) - 500 MW - commissioned October 10, 2013[3]

Project Details for 1000 MW Expansion

Sponsor: National Thermal Power Corporation
Location: Rihandnegar village, Sonebhadra district, Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates: 24.027, 82.7915 (exact)
Status: Operating[3]
Capacity: 1000 MW (2 x 500 MW)
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Permits and applications: Environmental Clearance for units 5 & 6, India MoEF, February 5, 2009

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "Rihand Coal Power Station India," Global Energy Observatory, accessed March 2012
  2. National Thermal Power Corporation, "Future Capacity Additions", National Thermal Power Corporation website, accessed June 2010.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Monthly report on broad status of thermal power projects in the country," Ministry of Power, September 2013
  4. National Thermal Power Corporation, "Coal Based Power Stations ", National Thermal Power Corporation website, accessed June 2010.

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