Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station

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Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station or Vijayawada Thermal Power Station is commissioned in 01 November 1979 with an approved capacity of 1760 Megawatt. The installed capacity is also 1760 Megawatt. The status of the thermal power plant is Operational. The primary fuel used is Coal. The owner and the operator of this thermal power plant is Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation. The beneficiary states of Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station is Andhra Pradesh and its neighbouring states.

The Unit Sizes of this thermal power plant is 1760 Megawatt (210 Megawatt x 6 units, 500 Megawatt x 1 unit). There are seven units in operation. They are from Unit 1 to Unit 7. The first unit is commissioned in 01 November 1979 with an installed capacity of 210 Megawatt. Similarly the second unit is commissioned in 10 October 1980 with an installed capacity of 210 Megawatt. The third unit is commissioned in 05 October 1989 with an installed capacity of 210 Megawatt. After that the fourth unit is commissioned in 23 August 1990 with an installed capacity of 210 Megawatt. The fifth unit is commissioned in 31 March 1994 with an installed capacity of 210 Megawatt. The sixth unit is commissioned in 24 February 1995 with an installed capacity of 210 Megawatt. Finally the seventh unit is commissioned in 06 April 2009 with an installed capacity of 500 Megawatt.

A new unit with 800 Megawatt is considered for Expansion of the plant. The nameplate capacity of the power plant would be 800 Megawatt. It would projected in service in 2019.

How to Reach: Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station is located in the Ibrahimpatnam village of Krishna district in the state of Andhra Pradesh. You can reach this Dr Narla Tata Rao Thermal Power Station via Road, Rail or Air. By road, it is easy to reach this power station via Vijayawada. Vijayawada is also the nearest well connected city from Power Station. The Power Station is just 22 km away from the Vijayawada city. Taxi Services and Bus Services are available from the nearest cities and towns to the power station. You can also reach this power station via Rail. Vijayawada Railway Station is the nearest well connected Railway Station and Vijayawada Airport is the nearest Airport.

Unit 1- 210 Megawatt – 01 November 1979

Unit 2- 210 Megawatt – 10 October 1980

Unit 3- 210 Megawatt – 05 October 1989

Unit 4- 210 Megawatt – 23 August 1990

Unit 5- 210 Megawatt – 31 March 1994

Unit 6- 210 Megawatt – 24 February 1995

Unit 7- 500 Megawatt – 06 April 2009