Khaparkheda Thermal Power Station

Kaparkheda Thermal Power Station is located in Nagpur district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of MAHAGENCO. The coal for the power plant is sourced from Saoner and Dumri Khurd mines of Western Coalfields Limited (WCL).[1] Source of water for the power plant is from Pench reservoir through a pond of Koradi Thermal Power Station (KTPS).

Khaparkheda Thermal Power Station
CountryIndia
LocationNagpur, Maharashtra (state)
Coordinates21°16′34″N 79°07′17″E / 21.276138°N 79.121518°ECoordinates: 21°16′34″N 79°07′17″E / 21.276138°N 79.121518°E
StatusOperational
Operator(s)Mahagenco
Thermal power station
Primary fuelCoal
External links
Websitewww.khaperkhedatps.com

Capacity

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning
1st 1 210 1989 March
1st 2 210 1990 January
1st 3 210 2000 April
1st 4 210 2001 January
1st 5 500 2011 August[2]
Total Five 1340

References

  1. ^ "Kaparkheda Thermal Power Station". MAHAGENCO. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  2. ^ Nitin Gonnade. "Projects - Maharashtra State Power Generation Co. Ltd". Retrieved 20 April 2015.
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