Coal fired power plants shut down in India during fiscal 2018-19

Last Modified: Sun Apr 21 2019 17:56:55 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2,179 MW
    of coal power plant capacity, across 18 units in 7 plants, retired or converted across India this fiscal. During the same period, 5,712 MW of new capacity has been added.
  • 94 MW
    ObraTPS Unit 8 retired from the state sector of Uttar Pradesh in Apr 2018.
  • 120 MW
    Bandel TPS Unit 3 & 4 (2 x 60 MW) retired from the state sector of West Bengal in Apr 2018.
  • 420 MW
    Ropar TPS Unit 1 & 2 (2 x 210 MW) retired from the state sector of Punjab in Jul 2018.
  • 440 MW
    Guru Nanak Dev TPS Unit 1, 2, 3 and 4 (4 x 110 MW) retired from the state sector of Punjab in Jul 2018.
  • 705 MW
    Badarpur Thermal Power Station Unit 1, 2, 3 (95 MW each) and 4, 5 (210 MW each) retired on 15 Oct. With the shutting down of this plant, New Delhi becomes a coal free capital city.
  • 100 MW
    Unit 7 of Neyveli Thermal Power Station retired from the central sector of Southern Region in Feb 2019.
  • 300 MW
    Units 3, 6 and 8 of Kothagudem Thermal Power Station retired from the state sector of Telangana in Mar 2019.