Coal-Fired Plants in India - Uttar Pradesh
Anpara A&B
Location: Uttar Pradesh
Operator: Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 210 MW, 2 X 500 MW
Fuel: bituminous coal
Operation: 1987-1994
Boilersupplier: BHEL, MHI
T/G supplier: Siemens, Toshiba
EPC: Mitsui, EDAC Engineering
Quick facts: Anpara TPS is in Sonbhadra district about 200km from Varanasi on the Varanasi - Shakti Nagar highway. Fuel is from the NCL Kharia, Kakri and Beena surface mines and delivered by company-owned rail. The "A" plant was substantially overhauled and recommissioned in Mar 2013.

Photograph courtesy of Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd
Posted 16 Feb 2014

Anpara-C
Location: Uttar Pradesh
Operator: Lanco Group
Configuration: 2 X 600 MW
Fuel: bituminous coal
Operation: 2012
Boilersupplier: Dongfang
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Lanco, L&T-S&L, Era Constructions, Power Mech Projects Ltd
Quick facts: Anpara-C has a 257ac site near the UPRVUNL Anpara plant. The "C" plant was awarded to Lanco in Sep 2006 by UPRVUNL through the fi rst-ever Case 2 tariff  based competitive bidding under the Electricity Act . Units 1&2 were synchronized in Mar and Sep 2011, respectively. Cooling water is taken from the Rihand Reservoir. The estimated project coast was Rs 420000 lakhs.

Photograph courtesy of Larsen & Toubro
Posted 16 Feb 2014

Bara-Prayagraj
Location: Uttar Pradesh
Operator: Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 660 MW
Operation: 2015-2017
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: BHEL/Alstom
T/G supplier: BHEL/Siemens
T/G supplier: BHEL
Quick facts: In Nov 2008, state-owned Prayagraj Power Generation Co Ltd issued a global invitation for prequalification for this TPP in Allahabad district. This was in lieu of an April 2008 preliminary project award to Lanco Infratech. In Mar 2009, a LOI for the greenfield scheme was issued to Jaiprakash Associates and the development company SPA was executed in Jul 2009. In November 2009, the BTG order for three supercritical 660-MW units was placed with BHEL in collaboration with Alstom and Siemens. Unit-1 went commercial in Dec 2015, Unit-2 in Sep 2016, and Unit-3 in May 2017.

Photograph courtesy of Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd
Posted 24 May 2017

Lalitpur
Location: Uttar Pradesh
Operator: Lalitpur Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 660 MW
Operation: 2015-2016
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: BHEL, Larsen & Toubro, Simplex
Quick facts: In Jun 2008, the UP government approved NTPC's plan for a 4-GW UMPP at Lalitpur in Mahroni Taluk, Lalitpur Dist. In Sep 2009, it was reported that the proposed project might be shifted to Chitrakoot, but, instead, the UP government downsized the scheme to 1,980 MW. UP Power Corp then began working on land clearance, fuels linkage, etc., with a view to setting up three 600-MWW supercritical sets in the original location. In Apr 2010, the project was awarded to Bajaj Hindustan Ltd without bidding. Bajaj then set up LPGCL to progress the imported fuel project. Unit-1 was inaugurated by UP Samajwadi Party chief Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav and PWD Minister Shri Shivpal Singh Yadav on 20 Sep2015.

Photograph courtesy of Lalitpur Power Generation Co Ltd
Posted 23 Sep 2015

Parichha
Location: Uttar Pradesh
Operator: Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 110 MW, 2 X 210 MW, 2 X 250 MW
Operation: 1984-2013
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: BHEL
Quick facts: Parichha TPS is in Jhansi District. Coal is railed in from Jharkhand. During construction of Units 5&6, there was a partial chimney collapse in May 2010.

Photograph courtesy of Metso
Posted 16 Jan 2013

Rihand 1-4
Location: Uttar Pradesh
Operator: NTPC Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 500 MW
Operation: 1988-2005
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: ICL, BHEL
T/G supplier: GEC, BHEL
EPC: NEI, Hindustan Construction Co Ltd
Quick facts: Rihand is in Sonbhadra district. Stage-I was built with financiual assistance from the UK and cost Rs2,387cr. In Aug 2001, BHEL received the main plant equipment order for Stage-II. The project received TEC in Oct 1999 and investment approval in May 2001. Boiler erection started in August 2002 and the new units came online in Febr 2005, 8mos ahead of schedule, and Sep, respectively. BHEL’s contract was for Rs2,079cr and the total cost was Rs3,452cr. In January and February 2009, BHEL received orders for the boilers and T/G sets, respectively, for Rihand 5&6. Unit-5 commissioned in May 2012.

Photograph by Rahul Singh
Re-posted 29 May 2013

Rosa
Location: Uttar Pradesh
Operator: Reliance Power Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 300 MW
Operation: 2009-2012
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Shanghai
T/G supplier: Shanghai
EPC: Shanghai Electric Co, ITD Cementation
Quick facts: In Sep 1998, Rosa Power Supply Co Ltd signed a draft 30yr PPA with UPSEB for two units at Rosa in Shahjahanpur district near Lucknow. At the time, Rosa Power was a 51:49 JV between India’s AV Birla Group and PowerGen (UK). In Sep 1997, Rosa obtained CEA TEC for the IPP, but the project was put on hold in Q1, 1999. However, TEC was extended through Sep 2004 and an equipment supply LOI was signed with Shanghai Electric in Jan 2004. In Nov 2006, Birla Group sold the project to Reliance Power. In Jun 2007, financial close on the first phase was attained with a consortium led by IDBI and financing was wrapped up for Phase-II in Jul 2009 with a lender group led by Industrial Development Bank of India. In Dec 2009, Rosa-1 was synchronized, the first completed thermal IPP in north India. Unit-2 started-up in Jun 2010. The total project cost for the first phase was around Rs2,702cr. The second phase was declared commercial on 2 Apr 2012.

Photograph courtesy of Reliance Power Ltd
Posted 6 Apr 2012

Singrauli
Location: Uttar Pradesh
Operator: NTPC Ltd
Configuration: 5 X 210 MW, 2 X 500 MW
Operation: 1982-1987
Fuel: bituminous coal
Boiler supplier: CE, BHEL
T/G supplier: BHEL, Siemens
Quick facts: The approved investment for Singrauli was Rs 1,191cr. The site is on Rihand Reservoir in Sonebhadra district. Some funding was from IDA and KfW.

Photograph courtesy of Gammon Power Ltd
Posted 15 Nov 2008

Unchahar
Location: Uttar Pradesh
Operator: NTPC Ltd
Configuration: 4 X 210 MW
Operation: 1988-1999
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: Siemens, BHEL
Quick facts: Stage-III is a fifth 210-MW unit.

Photograph courtesy of BHEL
Posted 26 Feb 2005

Abbreviations

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

Updated 24-May-2017

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