Panipat power station

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Panipat power station is a 1,360-megawatt (MW) power station in Haryana, India.

Units 1-4 (440 MW total) have been proposed to be replaced with a new 800 MW unit.

Location

The undated satellite photo shows that the plant in Assan village, Panipat.

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Background

Panipat power station is a 1,360 megawatt power station located in Assan village, Panipat. It is owned by Haryana Power Generation Corporation.[1]

The power station consist of eight units. Units 1-4 are known as Painpat I, and Units 5-8 are known as Panipat II. Units 1-4 are 110 MW each and were commissioned between 1979-1987. Units 5-6 are 210 MW each and were commissioned in 1989 and 2001, respectively. Units 7-8 are 250 MW each and commissioned in 2004-2005.[2]

Proposed unit 9

In 2015 owner Haryana Power Generation Corporation applied to replace units 1-4 with a new unit 9 of 800 MW. The terms of reference was issued in July 2015.[3]

The unit is planned to use supercritical technology. It is estimated the unit will be commissioned in 52 months after issuance of the letter of award for the project. The estimated capital cost is Rs. 44189 million.[4]

As of May 2018 the project has not received environmental clearance, and plans appear shelved.

Project Details for unit 9

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References

  1. Haryana Power Generation Company, "Panipat Thermal Power Station", Haryana Power Generation Company website, accessed August 2015
  2. "Panipat power station," GEO, accessed Aug 2015
  3. "Terms of Reference," India MoEF, July 22, 2015
  4. Feasibility study, Steag, December 2014
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