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Suratgarh Thermal (STPS)

The following pics shows the Suratgarh Super Thermal Power Station…a great electricity production project…This generating station operated and maintained by Rajasthan Rajya Vidhyt Utpadan Nigam Limited is renowed in the country for their outstanding performance. Suratgarh TPS – “The Pride of Rajasthan”, is recognized amongst the best-efficient and reputed power station in the country.


Suratgarh Thermal Power Station is the First Super Thermal Power Station of Rajastahjn with a total planned installed capacity of 1500MW.Presently the operational installed capacity of STPS is 1250(5×250)and one more unit of 250MW is slated for commissioning in March 2009.
Location : Suratgarh Super Thermal Power Station is located 27Km away from Suratgarh Town in Ganganagar Distt. of Rajasthan.
Awards : 1. Cash award of 3.75 lacs (for productivity) and Rs. 6.19 lacs for specific oil consumption
2. Golden Shield award from Union Ministry of power
Environmental Profile : To control pollution and ensure atmospheric emission within the prescribed limits of Environment, lacs of plants of various species have been planted in STPS, and most of them have grown into full trees. It is proposed to plant many more seedlings during the current year.
220 meter high stack have been provided to release flue gases into the atmosphere at an approx velocity 25m/sec. so as to disperse the emitted particulate matter over a wide spread area. Microprocessor based intelligent controllers to optimise the ESP of 99.9% efficiency have been provided. Regular monitoring of Stack Emission,Ambient Air Quality and Trade Effluent is carried out.

Installed capacity

Following is the unit wise capacity of the plant.[2]

StageUnit NumberInstalled Capacity (MW)Date of CommissioningStatus
Stage I1250May, 1998Running
Stage I2250March, 2000Running
Stage II3250October, 2001Running
Stage II4250March, 2002Running
Stage III5250June, 2003Running
Stage IV6250March, 2009Running
Stage V76602016Work in progress
Stage V86602016Work in progress