Kolaghat Thermal Power Station is a 1,260MW coal fired power project. It is located in West Bengal, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1990. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed and owned by The West Bengal Power Development. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant that is used for Baseload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is coal. In case of shortage of coal the plant can also run on Fuel Oil.

The project generated 7,560,833MWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1990.

Contractors involved

Development Consultants was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the coal fired power project.

The Coal fired project have been supplied by Bharat Heavy Electricals and Siemens.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Bharat Heavy Electricals and Siemens.

The steam boilers for the coal fired power project have been supplied byACC Babcock and Bharat Heavy Electricals.

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About The West Bengal Power Development

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Ltd (WBPCL) is a power generating company that provides power supply services. The utility offers electric power generation and supply services in West Ben­gal, India. It operates Bakreswar thermal power station, Santaldih thermal power station, Kolaghat thermal power station, Bandel thermal power station, and Sagardighi thermal power station. WBPCL offers operation and management, and repair and maintenance services. It provides electricity to private, government, residential, and commercial sectors across West Bengal. WBPCL is headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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