Anpara-C power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Anpara C thermal power station is a 1,200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station comprising two subcritical units of 600 MW each in Uttar Pradesh, India.


The Anpara-C station is at the center in this satellite image. Several hundred meters to the west is UPRVN's Anpara power station. To the southeast is the new Anpara-D power station (on the right).

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The Anpara-C power station, built by Lanco, adjoins the existing Anpara power station. operated by UPRVUNL. The power station is located near Anpara in Uttar Pradesh, India. Both units were commissioned in November 2011, according to the Ministry of Power.[1][2]

The World Bank has supplied financing for the project.[3]

Project Details

Sponsor: Lanco
Location: Ampara village, Sonebhadra district, Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates: 24.2037876, 82.79733 (exact)
Status: Operating
Start date: 2011
Capacity: 1200 MW (2 x 600 MW)
Type: Subcritical
Coal Type:
Coal Source: Khadia Coal Mine Expansion[4]
Estimated annual CO2:
Source of financing: World Bank
Permits and applications: Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, Nov 26, 2007

Articles and Resources


  1. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country" Government of India Ministry of Power, September 2013.
  2. Lanco, "Lanco Anpara Power Ltd", Lanco website, accessed July 2011.
  3. "Anpara C Thermal Power Station" World Bank and PPIAF, PPI Project Database, accessed December 19, 2011.
  4. "Lanco Anpara-C Coal Power Station India," Global Energy Observatory, accessed November 2013

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