India is 5th largest producer of electricity in the world and thermal power is the largest source of power in India. Today, we present you a list of list of coal or lignite based thermal power plants in India. More than 65% of India's electricity generation capacity comes from thermal power plants, with about 85% of the country's thermal power generation being coal-based.

Thermal Power Plants in India

The biggest thermal power stations operating in India are all coal-based, with seven of them owned and operated by state-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).

Thermal Power Plants in India

Here is a list of coal or lignite based thermal power generation plants in India.

North RegionCapacity
Panipat Thermal Power Station 1AssanHaryana440 MW
Panipat Thermal Power Station 2AssanHaryana920 MW
Faridabad Thermal Power StationFaridabadHaryana55 MW
Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power StationKhedarHaryana600 MW
Guru Nanak dev TPBathindaPunjab440 MW
Guru Hargobind TPLehra MohabbatPunjab920 MW
Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Power PlantGhanauliPunjab1260 MW
Suratgarh Super Thermal Power PlantSuratgarhRajasthan1500 MW
Kota Super Thermal Power PlantKotaRajasthan1240 MW
Giral Lignite Power PlantThumbliRajasthan250 MW
Chhabra Thermal Power PlantMothipuraRajasthan500 MW
Orba Thermal Power StationObraUttar Pradesh1322 MW
Anpara Thermal Power StationAnparaUttar Pradesh1630 MW
Panki Thermal Power StationPankiUttar Pradesh210 MW
Parichha Thermal Power StationParichhaUttar Pradesh640 MW
Harduaganj Thermal Power StationHarduaganjUttar Pradesh220 MW
Badarpur Thermal power plantBadarpurNCT Delhi705 MW
Singrauli Super Thermal Power StationShaktinagarUttar Pradesh2000 MW
Barsingsar Lignite Power PlantBarsingsarRajasthan125 MW
Rihand Thermal Power StationRihand NagarUttar Pradesh2000 MW
NTPC DadriVidyutnagarUttar Pradesh1820 MW
Feroj Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power PlantUnchaharUttar Pradesh1050 MW
Tanda Thermal Power PlantVidyutnagarUttar Pradesh440 MW
Raj west Lignite Power PlantBarmerRajasthan135 MW
VS Lignite Power PlantGurhaRajasthan125 MW
Rosa Thermal Power Plant Stage IRosaUttar Pradesh600 MW
West RegionCapacity
Ukai Thermal Power StationUkai damGujarat850 MW
Gandhinagar Thermal Power StationGandhinagarGujarat870 MW
Wanakbori Thermal Power StationWanakboriGujarat1470 MW
Sikka Thermal Power StationJamnagarGujarat240 MW
Dhuvaran Thermal Power StationKhambhatGujarat220 MW
Kutch Thermal Power StationPanandhroGujarat290 MW
Surat Thermal Power StationNani NaroliGujarat500 MW
Akrimota Thermal Power StationChher NaniGujarat250 MW
Satpura Thermal Power StationSarniMadhya Pradesh1017.5 MW
Sanjay Gandhi Thermal Power StationBirsinghpurMadhya Pradesh1340 MW
Amarkantak Thermal Power StationChachaiMadhya Pradesh450 MW
Korba East Thermal Power PlantChattisgarh440 MW
Dr Shyama Prasad Mukharjee Thermal Power PlantChattisgarh500 MW
Korba West Hasdeo Thermal Power PlantChattisgarh840 MW
Koradi Thermal Power StationKoradiMaharastra620 MW
Nashik Thermal Power StationNashikMaharastra630 MW
Bhusawal Thermal Power StationDeepnagarMaharastra420 MW
Paras Thermal Power StationVidyutnagarMaharastra500 MW
Parli Thermal Power StationParli-VaijnathMaharastra1130 MW
Kaparkheda Thermal Power StationKaparkhedaMaharastra840 MW
Chandrapur Super Thermal Power StationUrjanagarMaharastra2340 MW
Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power StationVindhya NagarMadhya Pradesh3260 MW
Korba Super Thermal Power PlantJamani PalliChattisgarh2100 MW
Sipat Thermal Power PlantSipatChattisgarh1000 MW
Bhilai Expansion Power PlantBhilaiChattisgarh500 MW
Sabarmati Thermal Power StationAhmedabadGujarat400 MW
Mundra Thermal Power StationMundraGujarat1980 MW
Jindal Megha Power PlantTamnarChattisgarh1000 MW
Lanco Amarkantak Power PlantPathadiChattisgarh600 MW
Trombay Thermal Power StationTrombayMaharastra1400 MW
Dahanu Thermal Power StationDahanuMaharastra500 MW
Wardha Warora Power StationWaroraMaharastra135 MW
South RegionCapacity
Ramagundam B Thermal Power StationRamagundamAndhra Pradesh62.5 MW
Kothagudem Thermal Power StationPalonchaAndhra Pradesh720 MW
Kothagudem Thermal Power Station V StagePalonchaAndhra Pradesh500 MW
Dr Narla Tatarao TPSIbrahimpatnamAndhra Pradesh1760 MW
Rayalaseema Thermal Power StationCuddapahAndhra Pradesh840 MW
Kakatiya Thermal Power StationChelpurAndhra Pradesh500 MW
Raichur Thermal Power StationRaichurKarnataka1720 MW
Bellary Thermal Power StationKudatiniKarnataka500 MW
North Chennai Thermal Power StationAthipattuTamilnadu630 MW
Ennore Thermal Power StationEnnoreTamilnadu450 MW
Mettur Thermal Power StationMetturdamTamilnadu840 MW
Tuticorin Thermal Power StationTuticorinTamilnadu1050 MW
NTPC RamagundamJyothi NagarAndhra Pradesh2600 MW
Simhadri Super Thermal Power PlantSimhadriAndhra Pradesh1000 MW
Neyveli Thermal Power Station - INeyveliTamilnadu1020 MW
Neyveli Thermal Power Station - IINeyveliTamilnadu1470 MW
JSW EL-SBU-I Power PlantVijayanagarKarnataka260 MW
JSW EL-SBU-II Power PlantVijayanagarKarnataka600 MW
Udupi Thermal Power PlantNandikoorKarnataka600 MW
Neyveli Zero UnitNeyveliTamilnadu250 MW
East RegionCapacity
Barauni Thermal Power StationBarauniBihar310 MW
Muzafferpur Thermal Power StationKantiBihar220 MW
Patratu Thermal Power StationPatratuJharkhand770 MW
Tenughat Thermal Power StationJharkhand420 MW
Kolaghat Thermal Power StationMechedaWest Bengal1260 MW
Bakreshwar Thermal Power StationSuriWest Bengal1050 MW
Bandel Thermal Power StationWest Bengal450 MW
Santaldih Thermal Power StationWest Bengal730 MW
Sagardigi Thermal Power StationMonigramWest Bengal600 MW
Durgapur Thermal Power PlantDurgapurWest Bengal690 MW
IB Thermal Power PlantBanharpaliOrissa960 MW
Captive Power PlantAngulOrissa420 MW
Kahalgaon Super Thermal Power StationKahalgaonBihar2340 MW
Bokaro Thermal Power Station BBokaroJharkhand630 MW
Chandrapura Thermal Power StationChandrapuraJharkhand1250 MW
Farakka Super Thermal Power StationNagarunWest Bengal1600 MW
Durgapur Thermal Power StationDurgapurWest Bengal350 MW
Mejia Thermal Power StationDurlavpurWest Bengal2340 MW
Talcher Super Thermal Power StationKanihaOrissa3000 MW
Talcher Thermal Power StationTalcherOrissa460 MW
Budge Budge Thermal Power PlantAchipurWest Bengal750 MW
Titagarh Thermal Power StationWest Bengal240 MW
CESC Southern Generating StationWest Bengal135 MW
Jojobera TPPJojoberaJharkhand427.5 MW
Jharsuguda TPPJharsugudaOrisa2400 MW
Vedanta Aluminim CPPJharsugudaOrisa1215 MW