Kakatiya Power Station

From Global Energy Monitor

Kakatiya Power Station is a 500 MW coal plant in Telangana (formerly Andhra Pradesh), India.

Kakatiya Thermal Power Project Stage-II is a 600 MW coal plant located adjacent to the existing plant.


The aerial photo below shows the existing plant and the exact location of the new plant under construction to the south.

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Kakatiya Power Station is a subcritical 500 MW power plant in Andhra Pradesh commissioned in 2010. It is owned by Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO),[1] which later became Telangana State Power Generation Corp (TSGENCO).

Phase II

Kakatiya Thermal Power Project Stage-II is a 600 megawatt (MW) coal plant under construction. Phase II is scheduled for commercial operation in March 2014,[2] later pushed to April 2015,[3] and was commissioned December 2015.[4] It began commercial operation in 2016.[5]

Financing for Phase II

It was reported by Telangana State Power Generation that a financing agreement for Phase II was closed. The Rural Electrification Corporation provided US$4,097,202,354 in loans, and Andhra Bank provided US$629,858,512.[6]

Project Details for 600 MW expansion

Sponsor: Telangana State Power Generation Corp (TSGENCO)
Location: Chelpur village, Ghanpur mandal, Warrangal district, Telangana (formerly Andhra Pradesh)
Coordinates: 18.3831934, 79.8271644 (exact)
Status: Operating
Nameplate capacity: 600 MW
Projected in service: 2015
Coal Type:
Coal Source: Tadicherla Mines of Singareni[7]
Estimated annual CO2: 3,548,220 tons[8]
Source of financing: US$4,097,202,354 in debt from the Rural Electrification Corporation; US$629,858,512 in debt from Andhra Bank[6]
Permits and applications: Environmental clearance, India MoEF, Feb 5, 2009

Articles and resources


  1. "Kakatiya Thermal Power Project," Projects Info, August 04-10, 2008
  2. APGENCO status report, October 1, 2012
  3. "AP’s power sector to see substantial capacity addition in 2014-16," CMIE, June 11, 2014.
  4. ""Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country," India CEA, April 2015
  5. "BHEL commissions 600 MW Thermal Unit in Telangana," Central Chronicle, January 6, 2016
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Tariff Filings Of TSGENCO For the 3rd control period F.Y. 2014-2019" (PDF). Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission. Retrieved October 19, 2020.
  7. "Kakatiya Thermal Power Project," Projects Info, August 04-10, 2008
  8. For estimation method, see Estimating carbon dioxide emissions for proposed coal plants in India

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