Kakatiya Power Station

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Kakatiya Power Station is a 500 MW coal plant in Telangana (formerly Andhra Pradesh), India.

Kakatiya Thermal Power Project Stage-II is a 600 MW coal plant located adjacent to the existing plant.

Location

The aerial photo below shows the existing plant and the exact location of the new plant under construction to the south.

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Background

Kakatiya Power Station is a subcritical 500 MW power plant in Andhra Pradesh commissioned in 2010. It is owned by Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO),[1] which later became Telangana State Power Generation Corp (TSGENCO).

Phase II

Kakatiya Thermal Power Project Stage-II is a 600 megawatt (MW) coal plant under construction. Phase II is scheduled for commercial operation in March 2014,[2] later pushed to April 2015,[3] and was commissioned December 2015.[4] It began commercial operation in 2016.[5]

Project Details for 600 MW expansion

Sponsor: Telangana State Power Generation Corp (TSGENCO)
Location: Chelpur village, Ghanpur mandal, Warrangal district, Telangana (formerly Andhra Pradesh)
Coordinates: 18.3831934, 79.8271644 (exact)
Status: Operating
Nameplate capacity: 600 MW
Type:
Projected in service: 2015
Coal Type:
Coal Source: Tadicherla Mines of Singareni[6]
Estimated annual CO2: 3,548,220 tons[7]
Source of financing:
Permits and applications: Environmental clearance, India MoEF, Feb 5, 2009

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