Raichur Thermal Power
Station is situated about 20 kms. north of Raichur. There are 7
units of 210 MW capacity each. The annual generation is around 10,000
Million Units. The units were commissioned during various periods
starting from 1985. The latest (7th) unit has state of the art control
systems. This unit was commissioned in a period of 25 months setting
a new national record. The station has a zero discharge water conservation
system of the ash pond water. Roughly, 7 Million Tonnes of coal
are received every year. Coal sampling is done by mechanical
station has a modern oxidation pond. Cement industries are utilising
the fly ash. Ash is transported through bulkers. It is proposed
to evacuate ash by Rail.
The station has been
accredited with ISO 14001 - 2004 for environmental
more unit of 250 MW will be put up shortly.