Rourkela Works-2 power station
Rourkela Works-2 power station is a 370-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Odisha, India.
The undated satellite photo below shows the Rourkela steel plant in Kaniha, Angul district, where the coal plant is located.
Rourkela-2 is a 2 x 60 MW captive coal plant that powers the Rourkela steel plant (RSP). The steel plant and power station are owned by NTPC-Sail Power Co Ltd (NSPCL), a joint venture of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). The coal-burning units were commissioned in 1987-1988.
Unit 3 Expansion
Rourkela unit 3 is a proposed 250 MW expansion of the power station. Environment Clearance for the project was received on May 30, 2015. Investment approval for the project was approved by the NSPCL Board in May 2016. An EPC package was awarded to BHEL in May 2016.
According to NTPC, commercial operation of unit 3 was achieved in December 2018.
Project Details for unit 3 expansion
- Sponsor: NTPC-Sail Power Co Ltd (NSPCL)
- Parent company: NTPC, Steel Authority of India Limited
- Location: SAIL Rourkela steel mill, Sundargarh, Odisha
- Coordinates: 22.2209997, 84.8805514 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Start date: 2018
- Capacity: 250 MW
- Type: Subcritical
- Coal Type: Bituminous
- Coal Source:
- Source of financing:
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