World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station

Article Id: WHEBN0036342708
Reproduction Date:

Title: Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Khaparkheda Thermal Power Station, Parli Thermal Power Station, Chandrapur district, Dhariwal Power Station, Tiroda Thermal Power Station
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station

Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station
5 units of CSTPS
Current functioning units of CSTPS
Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station is located in Maharashtra
Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station
Location within Maharashtra
Country India
Location Chandrapur, Maharashtra (state).
Coordinates
Status active
Commission date 1983
Operator(s) Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited
Power generation
Primary fuel Coal-fired
Units operational 7
Nameplate capacity 3340.00 MW
Source: .inmahagenco
New 2 units of CSTPS

Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station (often abbreviated as CSTPS) is a thermal power plant located in Chandrapur 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 Durgapur and Padmapur Collieries of Western Coalfields Limited.[1] The plant was officially inaugurated by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on 8 October 1984.[2]

With the total capacity of 3340MW, the plant is largest power plant in the India. It accounts to more than 25% of total Maharashtra needs. The plant gets water supply from Erai Dam when in normal conditions. In the summer of 2010 due to less water in Erai, the plant also got water supply from Chargaon Dam.[3]


Capacity

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning
1st 1 210 1983 August
1st 2 210 1984 July
1st 3 210 1985 May
1st 4 210 1986 March
2nd 5 500 1991 March
2nd 6 500 1992 March
2nd 7 500 1997 October
3rd 8 500 2014 June. [4]
3rd 9 500 2014 June. [5]
Total 9 commissioned 3340 commissioned

References

  1. ^ "Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station - CSTPS". Collector's Office - Chandrapur. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Shankarlal C. Bhatt (2006). Land and People of Indian States and Union Territories: (In 36 Volumes. Maharashtra, Volume 16). Gyan Publishing House. p. 671.  
  3. ^ "Maharashtra's largest thermal power plant to close all units by May 15".  
  4. ^ http://indianpowerindustry.com/2014/03/31/cstps-begins-induction-of-500mw-unit
  5. ^ http://indianpowerindustry.com/2014/03/31/cstps-begins-induction-of-500mw-unit
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.