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Durgapur Thermal Power Station

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
Status Operational
Commission date 1966
Owner(s) DVC
Power generation
Primary fuel coal-fired
Units operational 350.00 MW
Website

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

Contents

  • Power plant 1
  • Installed capacity 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Power plant

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

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 4 220 (Output 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.


See also

References

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