Hasdeo Thermal Power Station

The Hasdeo Thermal Power Station or Korba West Thermal Power Station is an 840 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station at Korba in Chhattisgarh, India. The power station is owned and operated by Chhattisgarh State Power Generation Company, a publicly owned generation utility formed in 2009 following the restructuring of the Chhattisgarh State Electricity Board.

Hasdeo Thermal Power Station is commissioned in 1983 June. It has an Approved Capacity of 840 Megawatt. The installed capacity is also 840 Megawatt. The status of this thermal power station is Operational. The primary fuel used for the generation of power is Coal. Hasdeo Thermal Power Station is owned and operated by the Chhattisgarh State Power Generation Company. The Beneficiary States/ Union Territories of this thermal power plant are Chhattisgarh and its neighbouring states and union territories.

The Unit Sizes of this thermal power plant is 840 Megawatt (4 units x 210 Megawatt). There are four units in Operation. They are Unit 1, Unit 2, Unit 3 and Unit 4. The first unit is commissioned in June 21, 1983 with an installed capacity of 210 Megawatt. After that the second unit is commissioned in March 31, 1984 with an installed capacity of 210 Megawatt. The third unit is commissioned in March 26, 1985 with an installed capacity of 210 Megawatt. The fourth unit is commissioned in March 13, 1986 with an installed capacity of 210 Megawatt.

How to Reach: Hasdeo Thermal Power Station is located in the Korba city of Korba district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. You can reach this power station via Road, Rail or Air. Transport Buses and Taxi Services are available from the nearest cities and towns. Also Korba city is just 12 kilometres away from the Hasdeo Thermal Power Station. Korba Railway Station is also just 13 kilometres away from the Power Station. Korba Airport is just five kilometres away (via Poly Tech Road) from the Power Station.

Unit 1- 210 Megawatt – June 21, 1983

Unit 2- 210 Megawatt – March 31, 1984

Unit 3- 210 Megawatt – March 26, 1985

Unit 4- 210 Megawatt – March 13, 1986

Korba West Extension:

The Korba West Extension is a 500 Megawatt extension of the prevailing power station, which is just one kilometer to the west of the present plant and was commissioned in March 2013. The date of commercial generation of electricity is established in the Korba West Extension is 5th September 2013.

Unit 5- 500 Megawatt – March, 2013