Indraprastha power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Indraprastha power station is a retired 284.1-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in New Delhi, India.


The undated satellite photo below shows the site of the retired power station in New Delhi.

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Indraprastha power station was a five-unit coal-fired power station totaling 284.1MW in New Delhi, India. Unit 1 was retired in 2000.[1] Units 2-5 were retired in 2010. The site of the retired coal plant may be converted into a solar plant.[2]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Indraprastha power generation
  • Location: New Delhi, India
  • Coordinates: 28.6247, 77.2505 (exact)
  • Status: Retired (2010)
  • Gross capacity: 284.1 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Star year: 1963 (Unit 1), 1967 (Unit 2), 1968 (Unit 3), 1968 (Unit 4), 1971 (Unit 5)
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Indraprastha (I.P.) Coal Power Station India," GEO, accessed June 2020
  2. "Defunct Indraprastha power station to be converted into solar plant; move to showcase India's commitment to clean energy". The Economic Times. 2015-08-18. Retrieved 2020-06-19.

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