Titagarh Thermal Power Station
Titagarh Thermal Power Station is a coal-based thermal power plant located at Titagarh in Kolkata city in the Indian state of West Bengal. The power plant is operated by the Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation Limited.
It has an installed capacity of 240 Megawatt (4 units x 60 Megawatt). It became fully operational in 1983. Titagarh Thermal Power Station is commissioned in 12 December 1982. The Approved Capacity of the thermal power plant is 240 Megawatt. The installed capacity is also 240 Megawatt. The status of the thermal power plant is Operational. The source of water for the generation of thermal power plant is from Hooghly River. The primary fuel used is coal and the secondary fuel used is fuel Oil. The type of plant is Sub Critical thermal power plant. The manufacturer of Boiler for the plant is Babcock and Wilcox of UK. The Turbine Manufacturer is Parsons UK. Also the Generator Manufacturer is Parsons UK. The owner and operator of this thermal power plant is Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation. The beneficiary states of this thermal power plant are West Bengal and its nearby states.
The unit sizes of this thermal power plant are 240 Megawatt (4 units x 60 Megawatt).There are 4 units in operational. They are Unit 1, Unit 2, Unit 3 and Unit 4. The first unit is commissioned in 12 December 1982 with an installed capacity of 60 Megawatt. Afterthat the second unit is commissioned in 26 April 1983 with an installed capacity of 60 Megawatt. The third unit is commissioned in 16 January 1984 with an installed capacity of 60 Megawatt. Finally the fourth unit is commissioned in 17 March 1985 with an installed capacity of 60 Megawatt.
How to Reach: Titagarh Thermal Power Station is located in the Titagarh town of Kolkata city in the state of West Bengal in India. You can arrive this thermal power station via Road, Rail or Air. Titagarh is just 20 kilometers away from the metropolitan city, Kolkata. So you get transport buses and Taxi Services throughout the day from Kolkata to Titagarh. Titagarh railway station is the nearest railway station, where you get trains towards Kolkata, which is a well-connected Railway Station. From Kolkata, you get trains that going towards all the four parts of the country.
Unit 1 – 60 Megawatt – 12 December 1982
Unit 2 – 60 Megawatt – 26 April 1983
Unit 3 – 60 Megawatt – 16 January 1984
Unit 4 – 60 Megawatt – 17 March 1985