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.
The plant is located at Rihandnagar, Sonebhadra district, Uttar Pradesh.
- 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
- Unit 6 (Rihand III) - 500 MW - commissioned October 10, 2013
Project Details for 1000 MW Expansion
Sponsor: National Thermal Power Corporation
Location: Rihandnegar village, Sonebhadra district, Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates: 24.027, 82.7915 (exact)
Capacity: 1000 MW (2 x 500 MW)
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Permits and applications: Environmental Clearance for units 5 & 6, India MoEF, February 5, 2009
Articles and Resources
- "Rihand Coal Power Station India," Global Energy Observatory, accessed March 2012
- National Thermal Power Corporation, "Future Capacity Additions", National Thermal Power Corporation website, accessed June 2010.
- "Monthly report on broad status of thermal power projects in the country," Ministry of Power, September 2013
- National Thermal Power Corporation, "Coal Based Power Stations ", National Thermal Power Corporation website, accessed June 2010.
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