Durgapur SAIL power station

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Durgapur SAIL power station is an operating power station of at least 120-megawatts (MW) in Durgapur steel mill, Durgapur, Bardhaman, West Bengal, India.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Durgapur SAIL power station Durgapur steel mill, Durgapur, Bardhaman, West Bengal, India 23.551805, 87.248475 (exact)

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

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Phase 2 Unit 1, Phase 2 Unit 2: 23.551805, 87.248475

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology Start year Retired year
Phase 2 Unit 1 operating coal - unknown 60 subcritical 1987
Phase 2 Unit 2 operating coal - unknown 60 subcritical 1988

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Phase 2 Unit 1 NTPC-SAIL Power Co Ltd [100.0%]
Phase 2 Unit 2 NTPC-SAIL Power Co Ltd [100.0%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): iron & steel
  • Captive industry: Power


Durgapur steel plant is an integrated steel plant in Durgapur, West Bengal, with a capacity of 2.2. mtpa.[1] Power is provided by a 2 x 60 MW coal plant.[2]

Articles and Resources


  1. About Durgapur steel plant, SAIL, Retrieved on: May 19, 2020
  2. Durgapur Captive Power Plant, NTPC-Sail Power Co Ltd, accessed 23 June 2020

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