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Bihar State Electricity Board

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The Bihar State Electricity Board is a public power generation, transmission and distribution ultility in the state of Bihar, India.

New projects

The BSEB has embarked on a major coal-fired expansion program, either through direct involvement in projects or by purchasing power from private generators. BSEB has also proposed the establishment of a nuclear power station.[1]

Power stations which BSEB has a direct role in the construction of are:[2]

Plant name Company MW Status Year to be commissioned Fuel Type Notes State
Barauni power station Bihar State Electricity Board 500 Planned 2014 Bituminous coal This proposal is for 2 250MW units referred to as Barauni 8 & 9 Bihar
Muzaffarpur power station Bihar State Electricity Board 390 Under construction 2012-13 Bituminous coal This proposed expansion of the existing power station is for 2 x 195 units Bihar
Nabinagar Super Thermal Power Project Nabinagar Power Generating Company, a joint venture of NTPC/Bihar State Electricity Board 1960 Under construction 2015-16 Bituminous coal The proposal is for 3 x 660MW units Bihar

BSEB has also entered into memorandum of understandings and agreements with Independent Power Producers to purchase power from a number of new privately built power stations. These are:[2]

Plant name Company MW Status Year to be commissioned Fuel Type Notes State
Buxar Thermal Power Station Buxar Bijlee Company 1320 Planned 2016 This proposal is for 2 x 660MW units Bihar
Lakhisarai Thermal Power Station Lakhisarai Bijlee Company 1320 Planned 2015-2016 This proposal is for 2 x 660MW units Bihar
Pirpainti Thermal Power Station Pirpainti Bijlee Company 1320 Planned 2015-2016 This proposal is for 2 x 660MW units Bihar
South Pirpainti Thermal Power Station Nalanda Power Company 2000 Planned 2013-2017 This proposal is for 4 x 500MW units with Stage 1 being for two units Bihar
Indragachi power station India Power Corporation 1320 Planned 2014-15 This proposal is for 2 x 660MW units Bihar
Jagdishpur power station AES India 1320 Planned 2016 This proposal is for 2 x 660MW units Bihar
MIRACH Jagdishpur power station MIRACH Power 1320 Planned Unknown This proposal is for 2 x 660MW units Bihar

Contact details

Website: http://bseb.bih.nic.in/

Resources and articles

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References

  1. Bihar State Electricity Board, "New Projects", Bihar State Electricity Board website, accessed November 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bihar State Electricity Board, "New Projects", Bihar State Electricity Board, accessed November 2011.