Major Power Plants in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Major Power Plants Map

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Rajasthan is home to some of the best power plants in the country. It is amongst the only three states in India that has met the target of power generation under the 11th five year plan. Be it thermal or atomic power Rajasthan has it all.

Thermal Power Plants in Rajasthan

Chhabra Thermal Power Plant

Located in Chhabra in Rajasthan's Baran district the Chhabra Thermal Power Plant is a coal fired power plant. One of the most important souces of power in the state this thermal power plant has 2 operational units with a total installed capacity of 500 MW.

Kota Super Thermal Power Plant

Located on the bank of River Chambal near Kota in Rajasthan this thermal power station is the state's first major coal fired power plant. Known as one of the most efficient and prestigious thermal power plants in India the Kota Super Thermal Power Plant has received many awards for productivity during 1984,1987, 1989, 1981 and every year since 1992 on wards. This thermal power plant has 7 units with an installed capacity of 1240 MW.

Giral Lignite Power Plant

Located in Tumbli village near Giral in Barmer district of Rajasthan the Giral Thermal Power Plant is a lignite fired power plant of RVUNL. This lignite based power plant has 2 fire turbines that were developed over 2 stages one in February 2007 and the other in December 2008. This power plant has 2 operating units with an installed capacity of 235 MW.

Suratgarh Super Thermal Power Plant

Ranking among the best thermal power plants in India the Suratgarh Super Thermal Power Station located 27 km away from Suratgarh town in Ganganagar district. The plant has received several awards since its inception for its consistent and outstanding performance over the years. The power plant has 6 units with a total installed capacity of 1500 mw.

Atomic Power Station in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Atomic Power Station

The Rajasthan Atomic Power Station lies in the Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan. It is situated at a distance of 65 kms from Kota and 11kms from Tamlao. It is India's first pressurized water reactor that is of Candu type. Canada Deuterium Uranium is a Canadian based heavy water reactor which is used in nuclear power plants to produce nuclear power from nuclear fuel. The project started in 1968 with Canadian assistance for the 220 MW reactors which became critical on 11 August 1973 after the Indian nuclear weapon test. However after several incidents and repairs the Rajasthan Atomic Power Station now has a 100 MW capacity, RAPS-2 is ~200 MW.

Last Updated on : 27 December 2010