Durgapur Thermal Power Station

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Durgapur
Thermal Power Station
Durgapur Thermal Power Station is located in West Bengal
Durgapur Thermal Power Station
Location of Durgapur
Thermal Power Station
Country India
Location Durgapur, Burdwan, West Bengal
Coordinates 23°31′52″N 87°15′01″E / 23.53111°N 87.25028°E / 23.53111; 87.25028Coordinates: 23°31′52″N 87°15′01″E / 23.53111°N 87.25028°E / 23.53111; 87.25028
Status Operational
Commission date 1966
Owner(s) DVC
Power generation
Primary fuel coal-fired
Units operational 350.00 MW
Website
http://www.dvcindia.org/

Durgapur Thermal Power Station is located near Waria Railway Station, 5 km from Durgapur city in West Bengal. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of DVC

Power plant[edit]

DTPS was set up in the sixties of last century with two 75 MW units and one 140 MW unit in the first stage. Another 210 MW unit was added to the plant in the early eighties to augment supplies to the growing industrial demand. The first 2 units of the Station had to be de-commissioned after a fire accident in 1985.[1]

Installed capacity[edit]

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning Status
First 1 75 NA Closed
First 2 75 NA Closed
First 3 140 December, 1966 Running
Second 4 210 September, 1982 Running

U#3 has ABL make boilers and GE make turbine-generators, while U#4 has boiler, turbine and generator are of BHEL make.


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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Durgapur Thermal Power Station". Damodar Valley Corporation.