Mejia Thermal Power Station

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Thermal Power Station
Mejia Thermal Power Station is located in West Bengal
Mejia Thermal Power Station
Location of Mejia Thermal Power Station
Country India
Location Durlovpur, Mejia, Bankura, West Bengal
Coordinates 23°27′37″N 87°08′05″E / 23.46028°N 87.13472°E / 23.46028; 87.13472Coordinates: 23°27′37″N 87°08′05″E / 23.46028°N 87.13472°E / 23.46028; 87.13472
Status Operational
Commission date 1996
Owner(s) DVC
Thermal power station
Primary fuel coal-fired
Power generation
Units operational 4×210 MW(Unit 1-4)2×250 MW (Unit 5 & 6)2×500 MW (Unit 7 & 8)
Nameplate capacity 2340 MW

Mejia Thermal Power Station is located at Durlabhpur, Bankura, 35 km from Durgapur city in West Bengal. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of DVC. Commissioned on 1996, MTPS is the largest thermal power plant, in terms of generating capacity in the state of West Bengal as well as among other DVC power plants.

Power Plant[edit]

Mejia Thermal Power Station has an installed capacity of 2340 MW. The plant has 8 units under operation.[1] The individual units has the generating capacity as follows:

Unit No. Generating Capacity Commissioned on
U#1 210 MW Mar. 1996
U#2 210 MW Mar. 1998
U#3 210 MW Sep. 1999
U#4 210 MW Feb. 2005
U#5 250 MW Feb. 2008
U#6 250 MW Sep. 2008
U#7 500 MW Aug. 2011
U#8 500 MW Aug. 2012 [2]

Units 1 through 6 are collectively named MTPS- A, while the extension work of 2×500 MW Units 7 & 8 are called MTPS-B. All the units have BHEL make boilers, turbines and generators installed in them.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Mejia Thermal Power Station". Damodar Valley Corporation. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-27. Retrieved 2014-03-19.