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Durgapur Thermal Power Station
LocationDurgapur, Burdwan, West Bengal
Coordinates23°31′52″N 87°15′01″E / 23.53111°N 87.25028°E / 23.53111; 87.25028Coordinates: 23°31′52″N 87°15′01″E / 23.53111°N 87.25028°E / 23.53111; 87.25028
Commission date1966
Thermal power station
Primary fuelCoal
Power generation
Units operational350.00 MW
Nameplate capacity
  • 210 MW
External links

Durgapur Thermal Power Station is located near Waria Railway Station, 6 km from Durgapur railway station in West Bengal. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of DVC.

Power plant

DTPS was set up in the sixties of last century with two 75 MW units and one 140 MW unit in the first stage. Another 210 MW unit was added to the plant in the early eighties to augment supplies to the growing industrial demand. The first 2 units of the Station had to be de-commissioned after a fire accident in 1985.[1]

Installed capacity

Stage Unit Number Installed Capacity (MW) Date of Commissioning Status
First 1 75 NA Closed
First 2 75 NA Closed
First 3 140 December, 1966 Closed
Second 4 220 (Output 210) September, 1982 Running

U#3 has ABL make boilers and GE make turbine-generators, while U#4 has boiler, turbine and generator are of BHEL make.

See also


  1. ^ "Durgapur Thermal Power Station". Damodar Valley Corporation. Archived from the original on 16 May 2010.