Durgapur DVC power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Durgapur DVC power station is a 210-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Durgapur, Bardhaman, the state of West Bengal, India.[1] In addition, three coal units retired at the site in 1985 and 2016.

Location

The map below shows the location of the power station in Durgapur, Bardhaman, the state of West Bengal, India.

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Damodar Valley Corporation
  • Parent company: Damodar Valley Corporation
  • Location: Durgapur, Bardhaman, the state of West Bengal, India
  • Coordinates: 23.5315, 87.2499 (exact)
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Gross generating capacity (retired): 390 MW
    • Unit 1: Coal-fired subcritical, 75 MW (start-up in 1960s, retired 1985)*
    • Unit 2: Coal-fired subcritical, 75 MW (start-up in 1960s, retired 1985)*
    • Unit 3: Coal-fired subcritical, 140 MW (start-up in 1966, retired October 21, 2016)[2]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 210 MW
    • Unit 4: Coal-fired subcritical, 210 MW (start-up in 1982)

NOTE: Pre-2000 units are not featured in Global Energy Monitor's Global Coal Plant Tracker.

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "Durgapur Thermal Power Station," Wikipedia, accessed January 2022
  2. "Pollution from Coal-based Power Plants," LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2059, 2021