Bokaro Thermal Power Station B

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Bokaro Thermal Power Station B
Bokaro Thermal Power Station B is located in Jharkhand
Bokaro Thermal Power Station B
Location of Bokaro Thermal Power Station B in Jharkhand
Country India
Location Bokaro (Thermal), Bokaro District, Jharkhand
Coordinates 23°47′07″N 85°52′48″E / 23.78528°N 85.88000°E / 23.78528; 85.88000Coordinates: 23°47′07″N 85°52′48″E / 23.78528°N 85.88000°E / 23.78528; 85.88000
Status Operational
Commission date 1986
Owner(s) DVC
Thermal power station
Primary fuel coal-fired
Power generation
Units operational 3×210 MW
Nameplate capacity 630 MW
Website
http://www.dvcindia.org/

Bokaro Thermal Power Station B (BTPS - B) is located at Bokaro district in Jharkhand, 44 km from the Bokaro Steel City and is about 55 km from Dhanbad city.. The nearest railway station is Bokaro Thermal. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of DVC.

Power plant[edit]

Bokaro Thermal Power Station B has an installed capacity of 630 MW. The First unit was commissioned in March 1986. The station is located on the banks of the Konar River near Bokaro ‘A’ Thermal Power Station. Entire power generated by the plant is supplied to DVC network.[1]

The now defunct Bokaro ‘A’ Thermal Power Station which was the first thermal power plant of the DVC system (commissioned in 1963), is being scrapped. In place of which, one 500 MW unit is under construction.

Installed capacity[edit]

Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning Status
1 210 Mar. 1986 Running
2 210 Nov. 1990 Running
3 210 Aug. 1993 Running

The boilers are of ABL make, while the turbines and generators are of BHEL make.[2]

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