Major Electricity Generator Plants in India


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India Major Electricity Generator Plants

Major Electricity Generator Plants in India
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The Power Sector of India



India has seen excellent economic growth in the last two decades. One of the prime reasons behind this is the availability of good infrastructure. Electrical energy is essential for industrial growth of any country. The availability of good power supply benefits almost every sector of a nation. That is why the Government of India has given high priority to the power sector of the nation. India has a flourishing power sector that is meeting most of the energy needs of the country.

Electricity generation in India

The 21st century finds a huge number of electric power plants located across India. India has sufficient technology and expertise to generate electricity through the use of
  • Coal power
  • Wind power
  • Water power
  • Nuclear power
Coal-based plants are the main source of fuel for the electric plants in India. These are run by coal supplies from mines situated in several states of the country. Since 1947, the Government of India has given special attention to the exploitation of coal. Coal is one of the prominent natural resources in India. States like Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal are rich in coal. These take care that the thermal power plants in India are not short of coal supply.

Major Electricity Generator Plants in India

India has a number of electric power generators. These are situated across the country. The entire country is dependent on these power stations for its energy requirement.

Thermal power plants in India

Suratgarh State Thermal Power Station

Address:
Suratgarh,
Rajasthan,
India.

Paras Thermal Power Station

Address:
Vidyutnagar,
Akola,
Maharastra,
India.

Chhabra State Thermal Power Plant

Address:
Mothipura,
Baran,
Rajasthan,
India.

Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power Project (RGTPP)

Address:
Khedar,
Hissar,
Haryana,
India.

Panipat Thermal Power Station 1 Address:
Assan,
Panipat,
Haryana,
India.

Nashik Thermal Power Station

Address:
Nashik,
Maharastra,
India.

Nuclear power plants in India

Kaiga Atomic Power Station

Address:
Kaiga,
North Kannada,
Karnataka,
India.

Kakrapar Atomic Power Station

Address:
Kakrapar,
Surat,
Gujarat,
India.

Madras Atomic Power Station

Address:
Kalpakkam,
Tamil Nadu,
India.

Narora Atomic Power Station

Address:
Narora,
Bulandshahar,
Uttar Pradesh,
India.

Hydroelectric Power Plants in India

Bhakra Dam

Address:
Himachal Pradesh,
India.

Srisailam Dam

Address:
Andhra Pradesh,
India.

Uri Hydroelectric Dam

Address:
Jammu and Kashmir,
India.

Madikheda Dam

Address:
Madhya Pradesh,
India.

Bansagar Dam

Address:
Madhya Pradesh,
India.

Wind power plants in India

Muppandal wind farm

Address:
Tamil Nadu,
India.

Vankusawade Wind Park

Address:
Maharashtra,
India.

Arasinagundi (ARA) Wind Farm

Address:
Karnataka,
India.

Madhya Pradesh Wind Farm

Address:
Nagda Hills,
Dewas,
Madhya Pradesh,
India.

Kanjikode Wind Farm

Address:
Kanjikode,
Palakkad District,
Kerala,
India.

A wind farm is soon to be set up by Suzlon Energy in West Bengal. This is supposed to generate 50 MW of electric energy.

These are some of the major electricity generator plants in India.




Last Updated on : March 25, 2014



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