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List Of Thermal Power Stations & Hydro Stations In India

List of Thermal Power Plant/Stations in India

Static General Knowledge is the integral part of all the Government exams like SSC Exams, IBPS Exams and other competition exams. If you are preparing for any government exam, then knowing about the Important Hydro Electric, Thermal and Nuclear Power Plants in India will help you to score well in the exam. List of Thermal Power Plants/Stations in India (PDF Version).


Thermal power is the largest source of power in India. There are different types of Thermal power plants based on the fuel used to generate the steam such as coal, gas, and Diesel. About 65% of electricity consumed in India are generated by thermal power plants. Thermal power plants mainly require large amount of water as coolant, so usually all power plants are situated near the rivers. Different exams having the static GK component ask ample number of questions from this category. So, for your ease we are providing below the list of the Major Thermal Power Plants in India.



Name of Thermal Power Plant/ Station
Andhra Pradesh Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant
Bihar Barauni Thermal Power Station 
Kahalgaon Super Thermal Power Station 
Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Plant 
Chhattisgarh Bhilai Expansion Power Plant 
Korba Super Thermal Power Plant 
Sipat Thermal Power Plant 
Dr Shyama Prakash Mukharjee Thermal Power Plant
Delhi Badarpur Thermal Power Plant 
Indraprashta Power Station 
Rajghat Power Station
Gujarat Gandhinagar Thermal Power Station 
Jhanor-Gandhar Thermal Power Station 
Kawas Thermal Power Station 
Kutch Lignite Thermal Power Station 
Mundra Thermal Power Plant 
Sabarmati Thermal Power Station 
Sikka Thermal Power Station 
Surat Lignite Thermal Power Station 
Ukai Thermal Power Station 
Wanakbori Thermal Power Station
Jharkhand Bokaro Thermal Power Station 
Chandrapura Thermal Power Station 
Patratu Thermal Power Station
Karnataka Bellary Thermal Power Station 
Raichur Super Thermal Power Station 
Udupi Thermal Power Plant
Madhya Pradesh Amarkantak Thermal Power Station 
Sanjay Gandhi Thermal Power Station 
Sant Singaji Thermal Power Plant 
Satpura Thermal Power Station 
Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station
Maharashtra Amravati Thermal Power Plant 
Bhusawal Thermal Power Station 
Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Plant 
Khaperkheda Thermal Power Station 
Koradi Thermal Power Station 
Nashik Thermal Power Station 
Paras Thermal Power Station 
Parli Thermal Power Station 
Tirora Thermal Power Plant
Odisha IB Thermal Power Plant 
Hirakud Captive Power Plant 
Talcher Super Thermal Power Station
Rajasthan Anta Thermal Power Station 
Barsingsar Lignit Power Plant 
Chhabra Thermal Power Plant 
Giral Lignite Thermal Power Station 
Rajwest Lignite Power Plant 
Suratgarh Super Thermal Power Station 
VS Lignite Power Plant
Tamil Nadu Ennore Thermal Power Station 
Mettur Theral Power Station 
Neyveli Thermal Power Station 
North Chennai Thermal Power Station 
Tuticorin Thermal Power Station
Uttar Pradesh Anpara Thermal Power Station 
Auraiya Thermal Power Station 
Feroz Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Plant 
Harduaganj Thermal Power Station 
National Capital Thermal Power Plant 
Obra Thermal Power Station 
Panki Thermal Power Station 
Pariccha Thermal Power Station 
Rihand Thermal Power Station 
Rosa Thermal Power Station 
Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station 
Tanda Thermal Power Plant
West Bengal Bakreswar Thermal Power Station
Bandel Thermal Power Station 
Durgapur Thermal Power Plant 
Durgapur Thermal Power Station 
Farakka Super Thermal Power Station 
Kolaghat Thermal Power Station 
Mejia Thermal Power Station 
Sagardighi Thermal Power Station 
Santaldih Thermal Power Station


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Some Planned Projects of Nuclear Power plants are:


S.No. Name of Plant State
1. Jaitapur Nuclear Power plant Maharashtra
 2. Gorakhpur Nuclear Power plant Haryana
 3. Madras Nuclear Power plant Tamil Nadu
 4. Kovvada Nuclear Power plant Andhra Pradesh
 5. Mithi Virdi (Viradi) Nuclear Power plant Andhra Pradesh
 6. Haripur Nuclear Power plant Andhra Pradesh
 7. Bhimpur Nuclear Power plant Madhya Pradesh
 8. Mahi Banswara Nuclear Power plant Rajasthan
 9. Chutka Nuclear Power plant Madhya Pradesh



Hydro Power Plants in India  
“India is the 7th largest producer of hydroelectric power.Hydroelectric power potential of 84,000MW at 60% load factor is one of the largest in the world.The present installed capacity as on 31 March 2016 is 42,783 MW which is 14.35% of total utility electricity generation capacity in India.
India also imports surplus hydro power from Bhutan. The hydro-electric power plants at Darjeeling and Shivanasamudra were established in 1898 and 1902 respectively and were among the first in Asia. India has been dominant player in global hydro power development.”


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Power station State Total capacity (MW)
Tehri Dam Uttarakhand 2400 MW
Srisailam Dam Andhra Pradesh 1670 MW
Nagarjunasagar Andhra Pradesh 965 MW
Sardar Sarovar Gujarat 1450 MW
Baspa-II Himachal Pradesh 300 MW
Nathpa Jhakri Himachal Pradesh 1500 MW
Bhakra Dam Punjab 1325 MW
Dehar Himachal Pradesh 990 MW
Baira Suil Himachal Pradesh 180 MW
Chamera-I Himachal Pradesh 540 MW
Chamera-II Himachal Pradesh 300 MW
Pong Himachal Pradesh 396 MW
Uri Hydroelectric Dam Jammu & Kashmir 480 MW
Dulhasti Jammu & Kashmir 390 MW
Salal Jammu & Kashmir 690 MW
Sharavathi Karnataka 1469 MW
Kalinadi Karnataka 1240 MW
Linganamakki Dam Karnataka 55 MW
Idukki Kerala 780 MW
Bansagar Dam Madhya Pradesh 425 MW
Bargi Dam Madhya Pradesh 105 MW
Madikheda Dam Madhya Pradesh 60 MW
Omkareshwar Madhya Pradesh 520 MW
Indira Sagar Madhya Pradesh 1000 MW
Loktak Manipur 105 MW
Khuga Dam Manipur  
Koyna Maharashtra 1920 MW
Mulshi Dam Maharashtra 150 MW
Jayakwadi Dam Maharashtra 12 MW
Kolkewadi Dam Maharashtra MW
Rangeet Sikkim 60 MW
Teesta-V Sikkim 510 MW
Tanakpur Uttarakhand 120 MW
Dhauliganga-I Uttarakhand 280 MW
Loharinag Uttarakhand 600 MW


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