Santaldih Thermal Power Station
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Thermal Power Station(Power sector)
|Location||Para (community development block), Purulia district, West Bengal|
|Commission date||1 January 1974|
|Owner(s)||West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited|
|Thermal power station|
|Units operational||4 x 120 MW|
|Nameplate capacity||480 MW
980 MW (planned)
Santaldih Thermal Power Station is located 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. There is a railway station at Santaldih on the Adra-Gomoh branch line., at
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. STPS has expanded capacity by 2 x 250 MW . The previous units (1,2,3,4) are non functional now and they are demolished. Unit 6 & 7 are proposed to be installed in future.
- "Santaldih Thermal Power Station - WBPDCL". WBPDCL. Retrieved 2011-08-24.