Korba Super Thermal Power Plant is located at Jamnipali in Korba district in Chhattisgarh. The power plant is one of the coal-based power plants of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). The coal for the power plant is sourced from Kusmunda and Gevra Mines. The source of water for the power plant is Hasdeo River.

Installed Capacity: 2,600 MW

Location: Korba (Chattisgarh)

Coal Source: Kusmundha Block, Gevra Mines

Water Source: Hasdeo River

Beneficiary States: Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Daman, Diu & Nagar Haveli

Units

  • Unit 1 - 200 MW - 1983
  • Unit 2 - 200 MW - 1983
  • Unit 3 - 200 MW - 1984
  • Unit 4 - 500 MW - 1987
  • Unit 5 - 500 MW - 1988
  • Unit 6 - 500 MW - 1989
  • Unit 7 - 500 MW - 2010 (Korba III)

Stages

  • Stage - I: 3 x 200 MW
  • Stage - II: 3 x 500 MW
  • Stage - III: 1 x 500 MW

Other Details

A 500 MW, seventh unit expansion of the plant was commissioned in December 2010.