Upcoming power projects in West Bengal

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West Bengal is a state which is located in eastern India. The state extends from Bay of Bengal in the south to the Himalayan mountain ranges in the north. The capital of the state of West Bengal is Kolkata and it is the biggest city of the state as well. The principal occupation of the people of the state is farming. It makes the sixth highest contribution to the Gross Domestic Product of the country. The state is known all over the globe for the Sunderbans. State industries are localised in the Kolkata region, the mineral-rich western highlands, and Haldia port region. The Durgapur-Asansol colliery belt is home to a number of major steel plants. The manufacturing industries are playing an important economic role which comprises engineering products, electronics, electrical equipment, cables, steel, leather, textiles, jewellery, frigates, automobiles, railway coaches, and wagons.

Upcoming power projects in West Bengal

UnitCompanyCapacity  ( MW)StatusDistrict
Adra Purulia power project Unit 1NTPC and Indian Railways660Pre-permit developmentPurulia
Adra Purulia power project Unit 2NTPC and Indian Railways660Pre-permit developmentPurulia
Asansol power project Unit 1SREI Infra and India Power Corporation270ShelvedRaghunathpur
Asansol power project Unit 2SREI Infra and India Power Corporation270ShelvedRaghunathpur
Bakreswar Thermal Power Project Unit 6West Bengal Power Development Corp.500ShelvedBirbhum
Balagarh power project Unit 1CESC660Pre-permit developmentHooghly 
Balagarh power project Unit 2CESC660Pre-permit developmentHooghly 
Balagarh power project Unit 3CESC660ShelvedHooghly 
Sarishatali Power Project phase 1Crescent Power Ltd.40OperatingBurdwan
Sarishatali Power Project phase 2Crescent Power Ltd.40Pre-permit developmentBurdwan
Haldia Energy power project Phase 1CESC600ConstructionHaldia
Katwa Super Thermal Power Project (NTPC) Unit 1NTPC800Pre-permit developmentBardwan
Katwa Super Thermal Power Project (NTPC) Unit 2NTPC800Pre-permit developmentBardwan
Raghunathpur Thermal Power Project phase IDamodar Valley Corporation1200ConstructionPurulia
Raghunathpur Thermal Power Project phase IIDamodar Valley Corporation1320PermittedPurulia
Sagar power project Unit 1Universal Crescent Power660ShelvedEast Medinipur
Sagar power project Unit 2Universal Crescent Power660ShelvedEast Medinipur
Sagar power project Stage II, Unit 1Universal Crescent Power660ShelvedEast Medinipur
Sagardighi Thermal Power Project Phase II Unit 3West Bengal Power Development Corp.500ConstructionMurshidabad
Sagardighi Thermal Power Project Phase II Unit 4West Bengal Power Development Corp.500ConstructionMurshidabad
Sagardighi Thermal Power Project Phase III Unit 5West Bengal Power Development Corp.500AnnouncedMurshidabad
Sagardighi Thermal Power Project Phase III Unit 6West Bengal Power Development Corp.500AnnouncedMurshidabad
Salboni power plant 1 JSW Bengal Steel and JSW Energy660ShelvedWest Medinpur
Salboni power plant Unit 2JSW Bengal Steel and JSW Energy660ShelvedWest Medinpur
Salboni power plant Unit 3JSW Bengal Steel and JSW Energy660ShelvedWest Medinpur
Santaldih Thermal Power Project unit 7NTPC500AnnouncedPurulia
Santaldih Thermal Power Project unit 8NTPC500AnnouncedPurulia

 

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