West Bengal Power Development Corporation

From Global Energy Monitor

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) is a fully state owned India company that was incorporated in 1985. Its website states that "the primary objective of the Company has always been to promote the business of electric power generation and evacuation for subsequent supply in the state." As of January 2012, the company lists the total installed capacity of the state at 7501 megawatts (MW), of which 4170 MW is owned by the state power utility.[1]

Existing thermal power stations

WBPDC lists the following existing thermal power stations on its website:[2]

Proposed power stations

WBPDC lists the following proposed expansions on its website:[3]

Contact details

West Bengal Power Development Corporation
Bidyut Unnayan Bhaban
Block- LA , Plot No.3C, Sector-III
Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700098.
Phone:2339-3100/3200,2335-0571
Fax :-2339-3186/3286,2335-0516
Website: http://www.wbpdcl.co.in/

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References

  1. "West Bengal Power Development Corporation: About Us" West Bengal Power Development Corporation website, accessed January 2012.
  2. "West Bengal Power Development Corporation Home Page" West Bengal Power Development Corporation Website, accessed January 2012.
  3. "Future projects" West Bengal Power Development Corporation Website, accessed February 2012.