Harduaganj power station

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{{#badges: CoalSwarm|Navbar-Indiacoal}}The Harduaganj power station is a 610-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Aligarh district, Uttar Pradesh, India.

An additional 660 MW has been proposed.

Location

The plant is located at Kasimpur in Aligarh district, Uttar Pradesh.

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Background

The power station consists of the following units:[1][2]

  • Unit 1: 50 MW - 1968 (decommissioned 2001)
  • Unit 2: 50 MW - 1969 (decommissioned 1991)
  • Unit 3: 60 MW - 1972 (decommissioned 2000)
  • Unit 4: 60 MW - 1972 (decommissioned 2007)
  • Unit 5: 60 MW - 1977 (retired in 2017)[3]
  • Unit 6: 60 MW - 1977 (decommissioned 1995)
  • Unit 7: 110 MW - 1978
  • Unit 8: 250 MW - 2011
  • Unit 9: 250 MW - 2012
  • Unit 10: 660 MW - planned for operation in 2020

Units 8 and 9 (Stage II)

Units 8 and 9 (500 MW): Two 250 MW units, referred to as Harduaganj TPS Extn (Stage II), were commissioned in September 2011 and May 2012 respectively.[4]

Unit 10 expansion (Stage III)

660 MW expansion: An additional expansion has been proposed to add a 660 MW supercritical unit.[5] In July 2014 it was reported that bidding had been initiated for the project, and that Thoshiba, Mitsubishi, Alstom and Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited had submitted. According to Karman Rizvi, chairman of UPRVUNL, "The lowest will be chosen in the month of August.... The state government has already got coal linkage for Harduaganj power plant. Coal will be procured from the Chandipara coal block in Odisha."[6]

The 660 MW unit received environmental clearance on May 12, 2015.[7]

In July 2015 it was reported that the new 660 MW unit would be constructed by Toshiba of Japan, with work likely to start by the end of the month.[8] According to Toshiba, the unit will be ultra-supercritical, at a cost of US$540 million.[9]

Construction began in 2016.[10] The unit is planned for completion in 2020.[11]

Project Details for Stage II and Stage III

Sponsor: Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut
Location: Kasimpur village, Aligarh district, Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates: 28.0175, 78.13 (exact)
Status:

  • Stage II (units 8 and 9): Operating 2011 and 2012
  • Stage III (unit 10): Construction

Capacity:

  • Stage II: 500 MW (2 x 250 MW)
  • Stage III: 660 MW

Type:

Projected in service: 2020 (Stage III)
Coal Type:
Coal Source: Chandipara coal block in Odisha[6]
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing:
Permits and applications:

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