Durgapur SAIL power station

From Global Energy Monitor

The Durgapur SAIL power station is a 120-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in West Bengal, India. It provides power for the Durgapur steel plant.


The map below shows the location of the steel and coal plant in Durgapur, West Bengal, India.

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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]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: NTPC-Sail Power Co Ltd
  • Parent company: NTPC, SAIL (Steel Authority of India Ltd.)
  • Location: Durgapur, Bardhaman, West Bengal, India
  • GPS Coordinates: 23.548430, 87.245247 (exact)
  • Plant status: Operating
  • Start year: 1987-1988
  • Capacity: 120 MW (Units 1&2: 60 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles


  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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