BCPL Captive power plant

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BCPL Captive power plant is an operating power station of at least 53-megawatts (MW) in Lepetkata, Assam, India.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
BCPL Captive power plant Lepetkata, Assam, India 27.469295, 94.8733587 (exact)[1]

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 27.469295, 94.8733587

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[2] fossil gas - natural gas[2] 53[2] combined cycle[2]

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 1 Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Ltd (BCPL) [100.0%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): chemicals[2][3]
  • Captive industry: Power[2][3]

Articles and Resources


  1. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Brahmaputra+Cracker+and+Polymer+Limited+(BCPL)/@26.77749992.19544138z/data=!4m9!1m2!2m1!1sBrahmaputra+Cracker+and+Polymer+Limited+(BCPL)+!3m5!1s0x3740bb5743a4527b:0xe7dbb7b9fd804cea!8m2!3d27.367468!4d94.8857804!15sCi5CcmFobWFwdXRyYSBDcmFja2VyIGFuZCBQb2x5bWVyIExpbWl0ZWQgKEJDUEwpWi4iLGJyYWhtYXB1dHJhIGNyYWNrZXIgYW5kIHBvbHltZXIgbGltaXRlZCBiY3BskgERZ292ZXJubWVudF9vZmZpY2WaASNDaFpEU1VoTk1HOW5TMFZKUTBGblNVTkRlWEp1VmxwbkVBRQ. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20220119220610/https://www.bcplonline.co.in/Tenderdoc/gq7xbz7eu4_RFQ_00629_F.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 January 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20221025104202/http://cea.nic.in/old/reports/others/planning/pslf/list_CPP_2018-19.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 October 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

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