Other Steam-Electric Plants in India

 

 

 

Durgapur Works
Location: West Bengal
Operator: Phillips Carbon Black Ltd
Configuration: 1 X 30 MW CHP
Fuel: tailgas
Operation: 2008
Boiler supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: Hangzhou, Greenesol Power Systems
Quick facts: In Oct 2008, PCB started-up this captive power plant at a cost of Rs1bn. The plant was commissioned in April 2009. PCB is India’s largest carbon black producer and a company of RPG Enterprises. The new cogen plant fires tail gas from the carbon black manufacturing process. Surplus power is sold to CESC.

Photograph courtesy of Phillips Carbon Black Ltd
Posted 5 May 2010

Haldia Complex
Location: West Bengal
Operator: Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 52-MW steam, 2 X 23 MW gas turbine CHP
Fuel: naphtha
Operation: 1999-2000
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ABB
EPC: Larsen & Toubro, Sargent & Lundy
Quick facts: Haldia Petrochem is a $1.2bn complex with a naphtha cracker unit and associated plants which manufacture LLDPE, HDPE, polypropylene, and other chemicals. It is owned by West Bengal Industrial Development Corp, Chatterjee Petrochem, and Tata Group.

Photograph courtesy of Larsen & Toubro
Posted 18 Aug 2007

Torangallu
Location: India
Operator: JSW Energy Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 130 MW
Operation: 2000
Fuel: BFG, Coal
Boiler supplier: BHEL
T/G supplier: BHEL
EPC: Tractebel, Raytheon
Quick facts: Jindal Thermal Power was formed in 1994 as a joint venture between Jindal Group and Tractebel.  In Dec 2001,Tractebel sold its share to ICICI , IDBI and Jindal group companies. Half of the JTPCL shares are now held by Jindal Vijayanagar Steel Ltd, 12% by other Jindal  companies, and 19% each by ICICI and IDBI. The power station is on the site of the Toranagallu Corex steel plant with a capacity of 2.5mn tpy of hot rolled coils.

Photograph courtesy of Jindal Thermal Power Co
Posted 11 Jun 2005

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 11/13/10

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