Coal-Fired Plants in India - Haryana
Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram
Location: Haryana
Operator: Haryana Power Generation Corp Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 300 MW
Operation: 2008
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: Shanghai
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Reliance, Petron Engineering
Quick facts: In July 2002, the state government approved two 250-MW coal-fired units as Yamunanagar Phase-II. The plant, part of the 10th Plan, was subsequently named Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram.

Photograph courtesy of Petron Engineering Construction Ltd
Posted 21 Mar 2010

Indira Gandhi
Location: Haryana
Operator: Aravali Power Co Pvt Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 500 MW
Operation: 2011-2012
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: BHEL
EPC: BHEL
Quick facts: Arvali PC was incorporated on 21 Dec 2006 to build the Indira Gandhi STPS in Jhajjar District. The project company is a JV of NTPC (50%), Indrapastha Power Generation Co (25%), and Haryana Power Generation Co (25%). The total estimated cost is Rs 8293.92 cr. The site is 2,231ac. Water is supplied from the Jawahar Lal Nehru canal and from Jhajjar Sub Branch feeder and coal linkage is with Mahanadi Coalfields. Unit-1 COD was 5 Mar 2011 within stipulated 44mos of investment approval. Power is to be supplied in equal measure to Delhi and Haryana.

Photograph courtesy of jhajjar.nic.in
Posted 23 Mar 2011

Mahatma Ghandi
Location: Haryana
Operator: CLP Power India Pvt Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 660 MW
Operation: 2012
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: Harbin
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Shandong Tiejun Electric Power Engineering, SEPCO No 3, Gannon, Power Mech Projects Ltd
Quick facts: In Jul 2008, the Haryana government allotted development of this power station to CLP India for development, the Chinese company having outbid Lanco Infratech and Torrent Power with a proposed tariff of Rs2.996/kWh. The Rs6,500cr project has a 1,215ac site in Khanpur village, Jhajjar district. The foundation stone was laid on 10 Jan 2009 and the EPC contract was signed the following month. The supercritical plant burns about 5.2mn tpy of coal from the North Karanpura Coal Fields in Jharkhand. About 90% of the output is to be sold to HPGC with the balance to other purchasers. In Oct 2009, the project SPV Jhajjar Power Ltd (JPL) reached financial close on Rs3,900cr of loans with a 15-bank consortium headed by IDBI Bank and including Allahabad Bank, Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Dena Bank, IDFC, India Infrastructure Finance Co (UK) Ltd (IIFCL), Oriental Bank of Commerce, PFC and PTC India Financial Services REC, State Bank of Mysore, State Bank of Patiala, State Bank of Travancore,and United Bank of India. Unit-1 was synchronized on 12 Jan 2012.

Photograph courtesy of Sepco No 3 Huafeng
Re-posted 20 Feb 2016

 
Rajiv Gandhi
Location: Haryana
Operator: Haryana Power Generation Corp Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 600 MW
Operation: 2010-2011
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: Shanghai
T/G supplier: Shanghai
EPC: Reliance, Power Mech Projects Ltd, Utility Energytech and Engineers Pvt Ltd, Petron Engineering, Desein
Quick facts: In Jan 2007, Haryana Power Generation issued an LOI to Reliance Energy for EPC work on the Rajiv Gandhi TPP on a 989ac site at Khedar Village, Hisar Dist. The following month the BTG order for two 600-MW units was placed. The Rs4,512cr plant has fuel linkage with Mahanadi coal field. The first unit was synchronized in Nov 2009 and went to full-load on 5 Apr 2010 thereby becoming the largest single generating unit in India. Unit-1 was declared commercial on 24 Aug 2010, followed by Unit-2 on 1 Mar 2011. Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Ltd built two double-circuit 400kV lines and 400kV substations at Kirori and Fatehabad to evacuate power from the new plant. The line to Fatehabad was charged in Jan 2010.

Photograph courtesy of Haryana Power Generation Corp Ltd
Re-posted 21 Jul 2012

Tau Devi Lal 7&8
Location: Haryana
Operator: Haryana Power Generation Corp
Configuration: 2 X 250 MW
Operation: 2004-2005
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: BHEL
Quick facts: This plant is also known as Panipat. Units 7&8 were commissioned within 34mos of the contract award, a new record for India.

Photograph courtesy of BHEL
Posted 3 Aug 2005

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 20-Feb-2016

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