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The Durgapur Projects Limited's total power generation capacity after the recent renovation and upgradation, today stands at 641 megawatt (MW). It is engaged in all the three functional areas of a power utility -Generation, Transmission and Distribution.It generates and distributes power in an uninterrupted mode at grid frequency.It has a cluster of five active generation units of different capacities. The largest unit is of 300 MW capacity followed by one of 110 MW unit and three of 77 MW each. The power tariff it offers to all its end users, is reasonably cheaper than many other power utilities in the country.

The growth in power in the DPL command area is around 20% per annum, the current demand being around 300 MW which is about 45%of the total power generation capacity of the utility. It meets local demand through its captive transmission and distribution networks.

 

Description

Unit I

Unit II

Unit III

Unit IV

Unit V

Unit VI

Unit VII

Total

Capacity(MW)

30

30

77

77

77

110

300

641

Date of Synchronisation

10.6.1960

10.4.1960

23.4.1964

19.6.1964

4.5.1966

3.7.1985

29.12.2007

 

Date of Commercial Operation

10.8.1960

10.6.1960

23.6.1964

29.6.1964

4.7.1966

1.1.1987

30.4.2008

 

Present Status

Decommissioned

 Decommissioned

In operation

In operation

In operation

In operation

In operation