Budge Budge Generating Station

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Budge Budge Generating Station is an operating power station of at least 750-megawatts (MW) in Pujali, Budge Budge, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Budge Budge Generating Station Pujali, Budge Budge, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India 22.4703, 88.1399 (exact)

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 22.4703437, 88.1399487
  • Unit 2: 22.4703437, 88.1399487
  • Unit 3: 22.4703437, 88.1399487

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating - 250 MW subcritical - -
Unit 2 operating - 250 MW subcritical - -
Unit 3 operating - 250 MW subcritical - -

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit 1 CESC Ltd CESC Ltd
Unit 2 CESC Ltd CESC Ltd
Unit 3 CESC Ltd CESC Ltd


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The 750 MW power station is owned by CESC Ltd and is located in West Bengal.[1]

In its 2010-2011 annual report CESC stated that the first two 250MW units were commissioned over a decade before (in 1997 and 1999) and the third was commissioned in February 2010. [2]

Articles and Resources


  1. CESC, "CESC At a glance", CESC website, accessed November 2011.
  2. CESC, Annual Report 2010-11", July 2011, page 10. (Pdf)

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