Coal fired power plants shut down in India during fiscal 2019-20

Last Modified: Mon Jun 01 2020 06:14:04 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2,335 MW
    of coal power plant capacity, across 21 units in 10 plant, retired or converted across India this fiscal. During the same period, 6,765 MW of new capacity has been added.
  • 200 MW
    4 units, 50 MW capacity each, have been retired from the Korba II Thermal Power Plant located in Chhattisgarh in Aug 2019.
  • 500 MW
    Unit 5 of Trombay Thermal Power Station, located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, has been retired from in Sep 2019.
  • 60 MW
    2 units, 30 MW capacity each - Unit 15 and Unit 16 - have been retired from the Sabarmati Station located in Gujarat in Sep 2019.
  • 135 MW
    2 units, 67.5 MW capacity each - Unit 1 and Unit 2 - have been retired from the Rajghat Thermal Power Station located in New Delhi in Sep 2019.
  • 420 MW
    2 units, 210 MW capacity each - Unit 4 and Unit 5 - have been retired from the Parli Thermal Power Station located in Maharashtra in Jan 2020.
  • 110 MW
    Unit 6 of the Durgapur Thermal Power Station located in West Bengal has been retired in Jan 2020.
  • 420 MW
    5 units, Unit-1,2,4,5 & 7 (3x60 + 2x120 = 420 MW) - have been retired from the Kothagudem Thermal Power Station located in Telangana in Mar 2020.
  • 130 MW
    Unit 3 DVC's Chandrapura Thermal Power Station retired from central sector of Eastern Region in Mar 2020.
  • 150 MW
    5 units, Unit-1 & 9 (50+100 = 150 MW) - have been retired from the Neyveli Thermal Power Station from central sector of Southern Region in Mar 2020.
  • 210 MW
    Unit 5 (210 MW) has been retired from the Panipat Thermal Power Station located in Haryana in Mar 2020.