Vizag Steel Plant power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Vizag Steel Plant power station is a 315-megawatt (MW) captive coal plant in Andhra Pradesh, India. The power plant also has 120 MW of gas-fired capacity. It fuels the Vizag steel plant.

Location

The map below shows the power plant at the site of the Vizag steel plant in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Background

The power plant has three Turbo Generators of 60 MW each (180 MW total) capacity and two Turbo generators of 67.5 each (135MW total) for a total captive coal-fired power generation capacity of 315 MW. The units were commissioned from 1989 to 2009. In 2015, RINL added 120 MW of gas-fired capacity, fueled by blast furnace gas and coke oven gas.[1] The plant fuels the Vizag steel plant, which has a production capacity of 7.3 million tonnes per annum.[2][3]

Project Details

  • Parent company: Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd. (RINL)[4]
  • Location: Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, Visakhapatnam 530031, Andhra Pradesh, India[3]
  • GPS Coordinates: 17.612846, 83.191918 (exact)
  • Plant status: Operating
  • Nameplate capacity: 315 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start year: 1989-2009
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. "RINL builds “120 MW Pollution free Captive Power Plant," RINL, 31.03.2015
  2. Infrastructure, Vizag Steel, Retrieved on: May 19, 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 Vizag Steel, Vizag Steel, Retrieved on: May 19, 2020
  4. Brief Profile of RINL, Vizag Steel, Retrieved on: May 19, 2020

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