List of Nuclear Power Plant in India



Nuclear power is the fourth-largest source of electricity in India after thermal, hydroelectric and renewable sources of electricity. India has 21 nuclear reactors in operation in 7 nuclear power plants, having an installed capacity of 5780 MW and producing a total of 30,292.91 GWh of electricity while 6 more reactors are under construction and are expected to generate an additional 4,300 MW.An ambitious plan to reach a nuclear power capacity of 63,000 MW in 2032.
Nucler Power Station State Total capacity (MW)
Tarapur Maharashtra 1,400
Rawatbhata Rajasthan 1,180
Kudankulam Tamil Nadu 2,000
Kaiga Karnataka 880
Kakrapar Gujarat 440
Kalpakkam Tamil Nadu 440
Narora Uttar Pradesh 440

The projects under construction are :
Power station State Total capacity (MW)
Rajasthan Unit 7 and 8 Rajasthan 1,400
Kakrapar Unit 3 and 4 Gujarat 1,400
Kudankulam Unit 2 Tamil Nadu 1,000
Madras (Kalpakkam) Tamil Nadu 500

The planned projects are :
Power station State Total capacity (MW)
Jaitapur Maharashtra 9,900
Kovvada Andhra Pradesh 6,600
Mithi Virdi (Viradi) Gujarat 6,000
Haripur West Bengal 4,000
Kudankulam Tamil Nadu 2,800
Gorakhpur Haryana 2,800
Bhimpur Madhya Pradesh 2,800
Mahi Banswara Rajasthan 1,400
Kaiga Karnataka 1,400
Chutka Madhya Pradesh 1,200
Madras Tamil Nadu 300

Thermal Power Plant : 
"Thermal power is the ""largest"" source of power in India. There are different types of Thermal power plants based on the fuel used to generate the steam such as coal, gas, and Diesel. About 71% of electricity consumed in India are generated by thermal power plants.
Coal :  More than 62% of India's electricity demand is met through the country's vast coal reserves.
Gas-based :  The total installed capacity of Natural gas based power plants in India, is nearly 24,508.63 MW.
Diesel-based : The total installed capacity of major grid connected diesel-based power plants in India, is 993.53 MW."
List of Major Thermal Power Station in India
Power Station State
Mudra (TPP) Gujrat
Vindhayachal SUttar Pradesher Thermal Power Station Madhya Pradesh
Tirora (TPP) Maharashtra
Amravati (TPP) Maharashtra
Kobra SUttar Pradesher Thermal Power Plant Chattisgarh
Sant Singaji (TPP) Madhya Pradesh
Chandrapur SUttar Pradesher (TPP) Maharashtra
Sipat Thermal Power Plant Chattisgarh
Khaperkheda Thermal Power Station Maharashtra
Satpura Thermal Power Plant    Madhya Pradesh
Ukai Thermal Power Plant Gujrat
Bhilai Expansion Power Plant Chattisgarh
Sikka Thermal Power Station     Gujrat
Talcher SUttar Pradesher Thermal Odisha
Hirakud Captive Power Plant Odisha
Barauni Thermal Power Plant Bihar
Patratu Thermal Power Plant Jharkhand
Bokaro Thermal Power Plant Jharkhand
Durgapur Thermal Power Plant West Bangal
Rihand Thermal Power Plant Uttar Pradesh
Singrauli Thermal Power Plant Uttar Pradesh
Anpara Thermal Power Plant Uttar Pradesh
Obra Thermal Power Plant Uttar Pradesh
Rosa (TPS) Uttar Pradesh
Chhabra (TPP) Rajasthan
Panki (TPS) Uttar Pradesh
Simhadri SUttar Pradesher Thermal Power Plant Andhra Pradesh
UdUttar Pradeshi Thermal Power Plant Karnataka
Bellary Thermal Power Plant Karnataka
Mettur Thermal Power Power Plant Station Tamil Nadu

Hydro Power Plants in India  : 
"India is the 7th largest producer of hydroelectric power.Hydroelectric power potential of 84,000MW at 60% load factor is one of the largest in the world.The present installed capacity as on 31 March 2016 is 42,783 MW which is 14.35% of total utility electricity generation capacity in India.
India also imports surplus hydro power from Bhutan. The hydro-electric power plants at Darjeeling and Shivanasamudra were established in 1898 and 1902 respectively and were among the first in Asia. India has been dominant player in global hydro power development."
Power station State Total capacity (MW)
Tehri Dam Uttarakhand 2400 MW
Srisailam Dam Andhra Pradesh 1670 MW
Nagarjunasagar Andhra Pradesh 965 MW
Sardar Sarovar Gujarat 1450 MW
Baspa-II Himachal Pradesh 300 MW
Nathpa Jhakri Himachal Pradesh 1500 MW
Bhakra Dam Punjab 1325 MW
Dehar Himachal Pradesh 990 MW
Baira Suil Himachal Pradesh 180 MW
Chamera-I Himachal Pradesh 540 MW
Chamera-II Himachal Pradesh 300 MW
Pong Himachal Pradesh 396 MW
Uri Hydroelectric Dam Jammu & Kashmir 480 MW
Dulhasti Jammu & Kashmir 390 MW
Salal Jammu & Kashmir 690 MW
Sharavathi Karnataka 1469 MW
Kalinadi Karnataka 1240 MW
Linganamakki Dam Karnataka 55 MW
Idukki Kerala 780 MW
Bansagar Dam Madhya Pradesh 425 MW
Bargi Dam Madhya Pradesh 105 MW
Madikheda Dam Madhya Pradesh 60 MW
Omkareshwar Madhya Pradesh 520 MW
Indira Sagar Madhya Pradesh 1000 MW
Loktak Manipur 105 MW
Khuga Dam Manipur  
Koyna Maharashtra 1920 MW
Mulshi Dam Maharashtra 150 MW
Jayakwadi Dam Maharashtra 12 MW
Kolkewadi Dam Maharashtra MW
Rangeet Sikkim 60 MW
Teesta-V Sikkim 510 MW
Tanakpur Uttarakhand 120 MW
Dhauliganga-I Uttarakhand 280 MW
Loharinag Uttarakhand 600 MW



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