Mauda power station

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Mauda (Mouda) power station is a 2,320-megawatt (MW) coal plant in Maharashtra, India, consisting of 2 x 500 MW Units and 2 x 660 MW Units.

Location

The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Mauda Tehsil.

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Background on existing power station

Mauda power station is a 1000 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station of National Thermal Power Corporation in Maharashta, India. The first 500 MW unit was commissioned on April 19, 2012.[1] The second 500 MW unit was commissioned in March 2013.[2][3]

Expansion

Two additional units of 660 MW each have been proposed. These are referred to by the Central Electricity Authority as Mouda Super Thermal Power Project II Units 3 and 4. Construction on the units began in 2013.[4] They are projected to be commissioned in 2016-2017.[5][6]

In March 2016 it was reported that although units 1-2 at the plant were idled due to lack of demand, unit 3 would be commissioned that month.[7] It was commissioned in May 2016.[8]

Unit 4 was commissioned in March 2017.[9]

Project Details

Sponsor: National Thermal Power Corporation
Location: Mouda Tehsil, Nagpur district, Maharashtra
Coordinates: 21.1807403, 79.3965411 (exact)
Status:

  • Units 1-4: Operating

Capacity:

  • Phase I: 1000 MW (Units 1 & 2: 500 MW)
  • Phase II: 1320 MW (Unit 3 & 4: 660 MW)

Type: Supercritical
Projected in service: 2012 (Unit 1), 2013 (Unit 2), 2016 (Unit 3), 2017 (Unit 4)
Coal Type:
Coal Source:
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Resources

References

  1. ALL INDIA REGIONWISE GENERATING INSTALLED CAPACITY (MW) OF POWER UTILITIES INCLUDING ALLOCATED SHARES IN JOINT AND CENTRAL SECTOR UTILITIES, Central Electricity Authority, April 30, 2012
  2. National Thermal Power Corporation, "Future Capacity Additions", National Thermal Power Corporation website, accessed June 2010.
  3. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country" Government of India Ministry of Power, August 2013.
  4. NTPC starts second stage of Mouda power plant. Governancenow.com (2013-01-05).
  5. "NTPC Investor presentation," August 1, 2013.
  6. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country," Government of India Ministry of Power, March 2016
  7. Ashish Roy, "Two units idle, but NTPC will start 3rd one at Mouda," Times of India, Mar 4, 2016
  8. "BHEL commissions 660 MW power plant in Maharashtra," greentechlead.com, May 14, 2016
  9. "Broad Status Report," India Central Electrical Authority, March 2017

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