Durgapur Steel City Andal power station

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The Durgapur Steel City power station is a 1,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station owned by Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) in West Bengal, India.

Location

The project is located at Andal, Durgapur.

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Background

According to the India Central Electricity Authority, the first unit of the plant (500 MW) was "commissioned successfully (Full load)" on July 29, 2011.[1] The second unit of the plant (500 MW) was commissioned on March 23, 2012.[2]

Project Details

Sponsor: Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC)[3]
Location: Durgapur, West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23.58, 87.2043 (exact)
Status: Unit 1 - operating (2011); Unit 2 - operating (2012)
Nameplate capacity: 1,000 MW
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References

  1. "India Central Electricity Authority Monthly Report," India Central Electricity Authority, July 2011.
  2. ALL INDIA REGIONWISE GENERATING INSTALLED CAPACITY (MW) OF POWER UTILITIES INCLUDING ALLOCATED SHARES IN JOINT AND CENTRAL SECTOR UTILITIES, Central Electricity Authority, March 31, 2012
  3. Platts, "World Electric Power Plants Database, September 2011", accessed November 2011. The database is not available online but a downloadable spreadsheet can be purchased.

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