Anpara-D power station

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Anpara-D power station is an operating power station of at least 1000-megawatts (MW) in Anpara, Dudhi, Sonebhadra, Uttar Pradesh, India.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Anpara-D power station Anpara, Dudhi, Sonebhadra, Uttar Pradesh, India 24.196262, 82.806342 (exact)

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1, Unit 2: 24.196262, 82.806342

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating coal - bituminous 500 subcritical 2015
Unit 2 operating coal - bituminous 500 subcritical 2016

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 1 Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (UPRVUNL) [100.0%]
Unit 2 Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (UPRVUNL) [100.0%]

Project-level coal details

  • Coal source(s): Kakari, Bina and Khadia and Dudhichua Coal Mines
  • Permit(s): September 18, 2007 – Environmental Clearance, September 18, 2007 – Environmental Clearance; Environmental Clearance Extension: 2014-01-21


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Anpara-D power station is a proposed expansion to the Anpara power station (A, B, and C). It received environmental clearance in 2007,[1] and an extension of the clearance in 2014.[2] The power station is planned for operation in 2015.[3]

The first unit was synchronized in March 2015, and the second is planned for July 2015.[4] In August 2015 it was reported that unit 1 had yet to provide power to the grid, as the unit kept tripping due to technical malfunctions. Unit 2 had yet to be commissioned,[5][6] and was commissioned in March 2016.[7]

Other resources

Articles and Resources


  1. Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, September 18, 2007.
  2. Environmental Clearance Extension, India MoEF, January 21, 2014.
  3. Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country, Central Electricity Authority, June 2014
  4. "Akhilesh dedicates 500 mw Anpara D thermal power unit," Business Standard, March 31, 2015
  5. "Probe into perpetual tripping of power project in UP demanded," Business Standard, Aug 14, 2015
  6. "Broad Status Report," India Central Electrical Authority, November 2015
  7. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country," Government of India Ministry of Power, March 2016

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