Durgapur Projects Limited power station

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The Durgapur Projects Limited power station project is a 641 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station owned by Durgapur Projects Limited, a government of West Bengal enterprise.

Durgapur Projects Ltd is currently building unit 8, which is 250 MW. It is scheduled for completion in December 2013.[1]

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Background

The existing plant comprises the following units:[2]

  • Unit 1 - 30 MW - 1960
  • Unit 2 - 30 MW - 1960
  • Unit 3 - 77 MW - 1964
  • Unit 4 - 77 MW - 1964
  • Unit 5 - 77 MW - 1966
  • Unit 6 - 110 - 1987
  • Unit 7 - 300 MW - 2008
  • Unit 8 - 250 MW - December 2013[3]

Durgapur Projects Ltd has proposed a 300 MW extension known as Unit 7a.[4]

Project Details

Sponsor: Dugapur Projects Limited
Location: Durgapur, West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23.516, 87.303
Status: Construction
Nameplate capacity: 250 MW
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Projected in service: December 2013[5]
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Resources and articles

References

  1. Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country, Central Electricity Authority, September 2012
  2. "Power Plant," Durgapur Projects Limited web site, accessed January 30, 2012.
  3. Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country, Central Electricity Authority, September 2012
  4. "Curgapur Projects Ltd to set up Extension (1x300MW) Unit - 7A at Durgapur," Thermal Power, accessed January 30, 2012
  5. Monthly Report on Broad Status of Thermal Power Projects in the Country, Central Electricity Authority, September 2012

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