Asansol power station

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Asansol power station is a cancelled power station in Asansol, Raghunathpur, West Bengal, India.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Asansol power station Asansol, Raghunathpur, West Bengal, India 23.68, 86.99 (approximate)

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station.

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Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 2 cancelled coal - unknown 270 subcritical
Unit 1 cancelled coal - unknown 270 subcritical

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 2 DPSC Ltd [100.0%]
Unit 1 DPSC Ltd [100.0%]


In May 2011 project proponent DPSC said it had acquired 155 acres for the 540 MW power plant, and that it was scheduled to be onstream by 2012.[1] The DPSC website lists it as a project in progress,[2] however as of August 2015 there are no permits or applications for the project listed on the India MoEF website, and it appears to be abandoned.

Articles and Resources


  1. "Dishergarh Power may firm up plans for Asansol project by June," The Hindu, May 2, 2011
  2. "Projects completed," DPSC Limited, accessed July 2014.

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