Energy is one of the inputs for both the economic development as well as over-all well being of the people. Odisha was the first state in the country towards introduction of sweeping reforms in the power sector. During 2006-07, the state’s share in the installed capacity of the state sector power projects was 2814.88 MW and generated power of 1542.67 MW. It increased to 20.97% as compare to the figure of previous year. Out of 1542.67 MW power generated, 840.34 MW was from Hydro power projects and the balance 702.33 MW from thermal power projects. Power generation under hydro power projects and thermal power projects has been increased to 40.52% and 3.71% over the previous year. Besides state’s share in installed capacity of central sector projects was 739.01 MW and power generated was 485.32 MW.



















Installed capacity and power generation of different power projects in Odisha during 2004-05 & 2006-07.

Power projects

Installed capacity

State’s share in installed capacity

State’s share in power generation

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

Hydro power projects

1992.25

1934.88

809.11

598.01

840.34

Thermal power projects

880.00

880.00

649.82

677.2

702.33

Central sector

4390.00

739.01

497.50

524.64

485.32

 

7262.25

3553.89

1956.43

1799.85

2027.99

 Coal based thermal power projects are generally located in Angul and Jharsuguda districts. There are five hydel power projects in the state distributed in Malkangiri, Angul, Sambalpur, Kalahandi and Koraput districts. During 2006-07 there were about 24.77 lakh power consumers in the state of which 21.36 lakh (80.01%) were domestic consumers and 2.05 lakh (8.45%) were commercial consumers. Distribution of power is being done through CESCO, NESCO, WESCO, SOUTHCO.

COAL BASED THERMAL POWER PROJECTS IN ODISHA

Year

District Name

Name of Plant

Production Capacity (MW)

Installation Capacity (MW)

1990

Angul

TTPS(I&II)

190

460

1991

Angul

TTPS(I&II)

190

460

1992

Angul

TTPS&STPS(I&II)

439

590

1993

Angul

TTPS(I&II)

184

460

1994

Anugul

TTPS(I&II)

217

460

 

Jharsuguda

IB(I&II)

178

210

1995

Anugul

TTPS(I&II)

184

460

 

Jharsuguda

IB(I&II)

260

420

1996

Anugul

TTPS(I&II)

141

460

 

Jharsuguda

Ib(I&II)

260

420

1997

Jharsuguda

IB(I&II)

235

420

 

Anugul

TTPS(I&II),KANIHA

296

1460

1998

Jharsuguda

Ib(I&II)

286

420

 

Anugul

Kaniha, TTPS(I&II)

220

1460

1999

Sambalpur

Nil

0

0

 

Anugul

NTPC, Kanhia; TTPS-I & II

383

1460

 

Jharsuguda

IB - I & II

286

420

2000

Jharsuguda

IB - I & II

324

420

 

Sambalpur

Nil

0

0

 

Anugul

NTPC, Kanhia; TTPS - I & II

2370

1460

2001

Jharsuguda

IB Thermal -I&II

307

420

 

Sambalpur

Nil

0

0

 

Anugul

TTPS Stage I&II, TSTPP Kaniha

682

1460

2002

Jharsuguda

IB - I & II

265

420

 

Anugul

NTPC, Kanhia; TTPS-I & II

429

1460

2003

Anugul

NTPC, Kanhia; TTPS-I & II

750

1460

 

Jharsuguda

IB Thermal Power Station

266

420

 

Sambalpur

Hirakud Power Station

647

332

2004

Jharsuguda

Ib (I&II)

323

420

 

Anugul

TTPS(I&II), STPS(I&II)

574

1460

2005

Anugul

TTPS(I&II),STPS(I&II)

599

1460

 

Jharsuguda

Ib(I&II)

316

420

2006

Jharsuguda

Ib(I&II)

363

420

 

Anugul

TTPS(I&II),STPS(I&II)

576

1460

 


Source: Economic Survey and OHPC