Gk - Thermal Power Plants in India


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  • Thermal power is the biggest source of power in India.

  • More than 70% of total energy consumed in India is shared by thermal power.

  • Following are the major Thermal Power Plants (producing more than 1,500 MW) in India −

Name Location Capacity
Mundra Thermal Power Station Gujarat 4,620 MW
Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station Madhya Pradesh 4,260 MW
Mundra Ultra Mega Power Plant Gujarat 4,150 MW
KSK Mahanadi Power Project Chhattisgarh 3,600 MW
Jindal Tamnar Thermal Power Plant Chhattisgarh 3,400 MW
Tiroda Thermal Power Station Maharashtra 3,300 MW
Barh Super Thermal Power Station Bihar 3,300 MW
Talcher Super Thermal Power Station Odisha 3,000 MW
Sipat Thermal Power Plant Chhattisgarh 2,980 MW
NTPC Dadri Uttar Pradesh 2,637 MW
NTPC Ramagundam Telangana 2,600 MW
Korba Super Thermal Power Plant Chhattisgarh 2,600 MW
Mejia Thermal Power Station West Bengal 2,430 MW
Sterlite Jharsuguda Power Station Odisha 2,400 MW
Kahalgaon Super Thermal Power Station Bihar 2,340 MW
Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station Maharashtra 2,340 MW
Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station Uttar Pradesh 2,050 MW
Rihand Thermal Power Station Uttar Pradesh 2,000 MW
Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant Andhra Pradesh 2,000 MW
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Tamil Nadu 2,000 MW
North Chennai Thermal Power Station Tamil Nadu 1,830 MW
Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station Andhra pradesh 1,760 MW
Kothagudem Thermal Power Station Telangana 1,720 MW
Anpara Thermal Power Station Uttar Pradesh 1,630 MW
Trombay Thermal Power Station Maharashtra 1,580 MW
Suratgarh Super Thermal Power Plant Rajasthan 1,500 MW
Vallur Thermal Power Project Tamil Nadu 1,500 MW
Indira Gandhi Super Thermal Power Project Haryana 1,500 MW


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