Kota Thermal Power Plant is Rajasthan's first major coal-fired power plant. It is located on the left bank of the Chambal River near Kota.
Kota Thermal Power Station of RVUNL is reckoned one of the best, efficient and prestigious power station of the country. Kota Thermal Power Station has established a record of excellence and has received Meritories productivity awards during 1984, 1987, 1989, 1981 and every year since 1992 onwards.
KSTPS has earned golden shield award from Union Ministry of Power for Consistent outstanding performance during 2000-01 to 2003-04. The Golden Shield was presented by Honrable President of India Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on 24.8.04.
KSTPS has achieved the distinction of about 100% fly ash utilization during the year 2010-11. An all time high generation level of 9891 MU at an annual PLF of 91.06% was achieved during 2010-11.