Kamalanga Thermal Power Plant
Kamalanga Thermal Power Plant is a coal fired thermal power project located at Kamalanga in the Dhenkanal district of Odisha, India. The power plant is one among the coal fuelled power stations of GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited, which is an undertaking of GMR Group. The nameplate capacity of the Kamalanga Thermal Power Plant is 1050 Megawatt (3 units x 350 Megawatt). There is also proposed to add further unit of 350 Megawatt in the second phase of the power plant.
Kamalanga Thermal Power Plant is commissioned in April 2013. The approved capacity of the thermal power plant is 1050 Megawatt and the installed capacity of the thermal power plant is also 1050 Megawatt. The status of the power plant is Operational. The source of coal for the generation of power is Mahanadi Coalfields Limited. The primary fuel used is Coal. The Kamalanga Thermal power plant is owned and operated by the GMR Group. The beneficiary states of the thermal power plant are Odisha and its neighbouring states.
The unit sizes of the thermal power plant is 1050 Megawatt (3 units x 350 Megawatt). There are three units in operation. They are Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3. Unit 4 is cancelled. In Stage 1, there is a total of 3 units (first three units) commissioned, whereas the Unit 4 of Stage 2 is cancelled.
The first Unit is commissioned in March 28, 2013 with an installed capacity of 350 Megawatt. Similarly the second unit is commissioned in September 28, 2013 with an installed capacity of 350 Megawatt. The third unit is commissioned in March 25, 2014 with an installed capacity of 350 Megawatt. The fourth unit is yet to be commissioned and the project is cancelled.
How to Reach: Kamalanga Thermal Power Plant is located in the Kamalanga village of Odapada taluk in the Dhenkanal district of Odisha. You can reach this Power Station via Road, Rail or Air. Transport Buses and Regular Bus Services are available from the nearest towns and cities to the power station. Dhenkanal Railway Station is the nearest well-connected Railway Station. There is no airport in the Dhenkal district. So the nearest airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport in the district of Bhubaneswar, which is just 66 kilometre away from Power Station.
Stage 1 - Unit 1 – 350 Megawatt – March 28, 2013
Stage 1 - Unit 2 – 350 Megawatt – September 28, 2013
Stage 1 - Unit 3 – 350 Megawatt – March 25, 2014
Stage 2 - Unit 4 – 350 Megawatt - Cancelled