Coal fired power plants shut down in India during fiscal 2020-21

Last Modified: Sun Dec 12 2021 19:17:08 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 730 MW
    of coal power plant capacity, across 10 units in 3 plants, retired or converted across India in fiscal 2020-21. During the same period 4,090 MW was added.
  • 250 MW
    Units 2, 3, 4 & 8 (50+50+50+100 = 250 MW) of Neyvelli Thermal Power Station - I retired from central sector of Southern Region in Jul 2020.
  • 100 MW
    Unit 5 & 6 (50+50 = 100 MW) of Neyvelli Thermal Power Station - I have been retired from Central Sector of Southern Region in Sep 2020.
  • 240 MW
    Unit-1&2 (2x120 = 240 MW) of KORBA-III has been retired from state sector of Chhattisgarh in Jan 2021.
  • 140 MW
    Unit-1&2 (2x70 = 140 MW) of KUTCH Lignite Thermal Power Station has been retired from state sector of Gujarat in Jan 2021.