Parichha power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Parichha power station is a 1,140-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Uttar Pradesh, India.


The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Parichha village.

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The current power station, which is owned and operated by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut, includes two 110MW units installed in the mid-1980's and two 210MW units commissioned in 2006-2007.[1]


An expansion of the power station to add two 250 MW units was completed in 2012 and 2013. The first 250 MW upgrade (Unit 5) was commissioned on May 24, 2012; the second 250 MW upgrade (Unit 6) was commissioned on March 11, 2013.[2][3]

Project Details for 500 MW Expansion

Sponsor: Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut
Location: Parichha village, Jhansi district, Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates: 25.5135714, 78.7579179 (exact)

  • Unit 5 commissioned in May 2012
  • Unit 6 commissioned in March 2013

Nameplate capacity: 500 MW (2 x 250 MW)
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Permits and applications: Environmental Clearance for units 5 & 6, India MoEF, May 21, 2007

Articles and Resources


  1. Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut, "Pariccha Plant Thermal Power Station ", Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut website, accessed November 2011.
  2. "Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country" Government of India Ministry of Power, September 2013.
  3. M Akbar, Indian Institute of Management, "Corporate Plan 2012-2017", Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut, 2011, page 19.

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