Bongaigaon power station (Retired)

From Global Energy Monitor

Bongaigaon power station is a retired 240-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Assam, India.


The undated satellite photo below shows the location of the now retired plant in Salakati.

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Bongaigaon power station was a 6 x 40 MW coal plant in Salakati, Kokrajar district, owned by Assam State Electricity Board. It was retired in 2002. It was replaced by the [[ ]], commissioned by NTPC from 2015-2019.[1]

Project Details

Sponsor: Assam State Electricity Board
Location: Salakati, Kokrajar district, Assam, India
Coordinates: 26.440556, 90.361944 (exact)
Status: Retired (2002)
Capacity: 240 MW (Units 1-4: 60 MW)
Type: Subcritical
Start date: 1981-1986
Coal Type: Bituminous
Coal Source:
Permits and applications:

Articles and resources


  1. "Bongaigaon Thermal Power Station," Wikipedia, accessed June 2020
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