Santaldih Thermal Power Station

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Santaldih
Thermal Power Station
Santaldih Thermal Power Station is located in West Bengal
Santaldih Thermal Power Station
Location of Santaldih
Thermal Power Station
Country India
Location Para (community development block), Purulia district, West Bengal
Coordinates 23°36′05″N 86°28′01″E / 23.60139°N 86.46694°E / 23.60139; 86.46694Coordinates: 23°36′05″N 86°28′01″E / 23.60139°N 86.46694°E / 23.60139; 86.46694
Status Operational
Commission date 1.1.1974
Owner(s) West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited
Power generation
Units operational 4 x 120 MW
Nameplate capacity 480

Santaldih Thermal Power Station (Bengali: সাঁওতালডিহ তাপবিদ্যুৎ কেন্দ্র) of West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited is a power station with an installed capacity of 480 MW (4x120 MW).

Location[edit]

Santaldih Thermal Power Station is located at 23°35′53″N 86°28′26″E / 23.598°N 86.474°E / 23.598; 86.474, at Santaldih, in Para (community development block) of Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located on the Adra-Gomoh branch line of South-Eastern Railway, on the southern bank of Damodar River. [1]There is a railway station at Santaldih on the Adra-Gomoh branch line.

Capacity[edit]

The installed capacity of Santaldih Thermal Power Station is 4 x 120 MW. The four units were commissioned as follows- Unit 1: 1.1.1974; Unit 2: 16.7.1975; Unit 3: 6.12.1978; Unit 4: 30.3.1981.[1] STPS has expanded capacity by 2 x 250 MW .[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Santaldih Thermal Power Station - WBPDCL". WBPDCL. Retrieved 2011-08-24.