Parli Thermal Power Station

Parli Thermal Power Station is a 1,170-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station owned by MSPGCL, a state government held company in India. Parli Thermal Power Station is commissioned in 1971. It has an approved capacity of 1170 Megawatt. The installed capacity is also 1170 Megawatt. The status of this thermal power plant is Operational. The primary fuel used for the production of power is coal. The type of this thermal plant is Subcritical. The plant is owned and operated by the Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited. The beneficiary states of this thermal power plant are Maharashtra and its neighbouring states. The Unit Size of this thermal power plant is 1170 Megawatt (210 Megawatt x 2 units + 250 Megawatt x 3 units).

There are three Stages. In Stage 1, two units are commissioned – Unit 1 and Unit 2. The first unit is commissioned in 1971 with an installed capacity of 30 Megawatt. The second unit is also commissioned in 1972 with an installed capacity of 30 Megawatt. Both of first and second units are retired in 2010. The Second stage has three units commissioned – Unit 3, Unit 4 and Unit 5. The third unit is commissioned in 1979 April with an installed capacity of 210 Megawatt. Also the third unit was retired in 2016. The fourth unit is commissioned in 1980 July with an installed capacity of 210 Megawatt. Similarly the fifth unit is commissioned in 1981 January with an installed capacity of 210 Megawatt. Both of fourth and fifth units are Operational. In Stage 3, there are three units commissioned. They are from Unit 6 to Unit 8. The sixth unit is commissioned in 2007 with an installed capacity of 250 Megawatt. After that the seventh unit is commissioned in 2010 with an installed capacity of 250 Megawatt. The eighth unit is commissioned in 2016 with an installed capacity of 250 Megawatt. All the three units of Stage 3 including sixth, seventh and eighth units are commissioned.

How to Reach: Parli Thermal Power Station is located in the Parli Vaijnath village of Beed district in the state of Maharashtra. You can arrive this power station via Road, Rail or Air. Parli Thermal Power Station is also a famous tourist destination. Students can visit this power station, for knowing more about the generation of Power. Parli is located at about 92 kilometers from Beed city. Transport buses and taxi services are available from the Beed city to Parli Power Station. Parli Vaijnath railway station is the nearest railway station. Latur Airport is the nearest airport.

Stage 1 - Unit 1- 30 Megawatt – 1971 – Retired in 2010

Stage 1 - Unit 2- 30 Megawatt – 1972 – Retired in 2010

Stage 2 - Unit 3- 210 Megawatt – 1979 April – Retired in 2016

Stage 2 - Unit 4- 210 Megawatt – 1980 July - Operational

Stage 2 - Unit 5- 210 Megawatt – 1981 January - Operational

Stage 3 - Unit 6- 250 Megawatt – 2007 - Operational

Stage 3 - Unit 7- 250 Megawatt – 2010 - Operational

Stage 3 - Unit 8- 250 Megawatt – 2016 - Operational