Future Capacity Additions

UP Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd has envisaged the latest technologies of thermal power plants with minimum coal consumption having minimal effect on environment and producing low cost electricity for the people of Uttar Pradesh. Presently 3300MW is being added in existing installed capacity based on latest Super Critical Technology. Also 3300MW is being added in Joint Ventures with NTPC Ltd and NLC India Ltd. A total of 5565 MW (in which 2265 MW is the capacity share from Joint Ventures) of new power projects are being under construction and expected to be commissioned during the period of FY 2018-22.

The details of the under construction projects are as under:

S.No Project Location Capacity Addition
1 Obra ‘C’ Extension Obra, Sonebhadra 2X660 MW
2 Jawaharpur Jawaharpur, Etah 2X660 MW
3 Panki Extension Panki, Kanpur 1X660 MW
Total 3300 MW


S.No Project Ownership Location Capacity Capacity Share of UPRVUNL
1 Meja TPS NTPC and UPRVUNL Meja, Allahabad 2X660 MW 990 MW (75% of Installed capacity)
2 Ghatampur TPS UPRVUNL and NLC Ghatampur, Kanpur 3X660 MW 1275 MW (64.39% of Installed capacity)
Total 3300 MW 2265

Total Future Capacity Addition of UPRVUNL

5565 MW