Anpara D power plant

Anpara D power plant is a exiting 1000 MW coal fired power plant owned by UP Rajya Vidyut Nigam and developed by BHEL at Sonbhadra district in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Though Anpara D is the extension of Anpara A, B and C. It was planed in mid 2006 and got the environment clearance in 2007 and the two units of 500 MW got operational in March 2015. Akhilesh Yadav, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh inaugurated the extension plant in march 2015. It is expected that another 500 MW unit would take 3 months to get commissioned.

The land requirement is estimated as 168 ha, which is already available. Coal requirement will be 17563 TPD, which will be obtained from Kakari, Bina and Khadia and Dudhichua Coal Mines at a distance of about 25 km from the site.  Water requirement for the proposed expansion units is estimated as 3700 m3/hr and will be obtained from Rihand Reservoir.  No ecologically sensitive area is reported within 10 Km. Public hearing was held on 17.5.2007.  Total cost of the project is Rs. 5167.27 crores, which includes Rs. 400.33 crores for environmental protection measures.

Project Details

Sponsor: UP Rajya Vidyut Nigam
Location: Anpara village, Sonbhadra district, Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates: 24.1962622, 82.8063422
Status: Unit 1: Operating (2015), Unit 2: Construction

Capacity: 2 x 500 MW
Projected in service: 2015
Permits : Environmental Clearance, India MoEF, September 18, 2007; Environmental Clearance Extension, India MoEF, January 21, 2014

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