Is there any thermal power plant in Punjab?

Rajpura Thermal Power Plant, Rajpura. It is the highest capacity thermal power plant in Punjab, with power capacity of 1980 MW (660×3).

How many thermal power plants are there in Punjab?

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Unit Number Own Thermal Power Station Independent Power Plants(IPPs)
GGSSTP Ropar (4×210=840) Rajpura (2×700=1400)
II 328
IV 0

What is the construction of thermal power plant?

Construction of the main equipment of a thermal power plant: Boiler room and its equipment. Water pre-treatment system, including water clarifiers. Premises for the coal storage and handling. Components of a water cooling system.

Where is Guru Gobind Singh thermal power Project is situated?

Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Power Plant is situated near village Ghanauli on Chandigarh-Manali highway. It is about 12 km from Roopnagar and 55 km from Chandigarh. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of PSPCL.

Which city has the largest population in Punjab?


Rank Name Population 2011
1 Ludhiana 1,618,879
2 Amritsar 1,183,705
3 Jalandhar 873,725
4 Patiala 446,246

How many thermal power plants are in India?

In this analysis, the World Resources Institute has categorised thermal power plants as those where steam is generated and water cooling is needed. This would include coal, oil, biomass and nuclear. In total, India has 399 such plants.

Which is the largest thermal power plant in India?

Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station
The Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station in the Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh, with an installed capacity of 4,760MW, is currently the biggest thermal power plant in India.

What is the main components of thermal power plant?

The main parts of Thermal Power Plant:

  • River or Canal.
  • Circulating Water Pump.
  • Condenser.
  • Heater.
  • Economizer.
  • Boiler.
  • Superheater.
  • Turbine.

Is thermal and steam power plant same?

Steam is produced in the boiler by utilizing the heat of fuel combustion; thus steam is expanded through the steam turbines. The Steam turbine drives the generator which converts mechanical energy of the turbine into electrical energy.

On which river is the Ropar thermal power plant located?

Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Power Plant is located at Ghanauli near Ropar in Punjab. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of PSPCL.

Which of the following is a source of power in Punjab?

Punjab has been meeting its electrical power requirements primarily through conventional thermal and hydro power generation. Punjab has sufficient availability of biomass or agrowaste. It is substantial to produce about 1000 MW of electricity.