Generating Units

Entrusted with the pioneering responsibility of powering industrial growth in the resource rich Damodar Valley region, DVC has been using latest available technologies to supply bulk power at competitive rates to industry.

DVC has maintained its lead role in the eastern region by adopting itself to the challenges of time and technology. DVC has been generating and transmitting power since 1953 and has succeeded not only in meeting the needs of consumers but has also helped to increase the demand of power which itself is an index of development.

DVC Power Stations at a Glance

ProjectLocationInstalled capacity (MW)UnitsCapacity (MW)Commercial Operation Date
Mejia Thermal Power StationDurlavpur, Mejia, District – Bankura, State – West Bengal2340
(4×210+2×250+2×500)
U#1210December 1997
U#2210March 1999
U#3210September 1999
U#4210February 2005
U#5250February 2008
U#6250September 2008
U#7500August 2011
U#8500August 2012
Bokaro Thermal Power Station-BBokaro, District – Bokaro, State – Jharkhand210
(1×210)
U#3210April 1994
Bokaro Thermal Power Station-ABokaro, District – Bokaro, State – Jharkhand500
(1X500)
500February 2017
Chandrapura Thermal Power StationChandrapura, District – Bokaro, State – Jharkhand

630
(1X130+2×250)

U#3130July 68
U#7250November 2011
U#8250July 2011
Durgapur Thermal Power StationDurgapur, District – Burdwan, State – West Bengal210
(1X210)
U#4210September 1982
Durgapur Steel Thermal Power StationAndal, District – Burdwan, State – West Bengal1000
(2X500)
U#1500May 2012
U#2500March 2013
Koderma Thermal Power StationKoderma, District – Koderma, State – Jharkhand1000(2X500)U#1500July 2013
U#2500June 2014
Raghunathpur Thermal Power StationRaghunathpur, District – Purulia, State – West Bengal1200(2X600)U#1600March 2016
U#2600March 2016
Maithon Hydel StationMaithon, River – Barakar, District – Burdwan, State – West Bengal63.2
(2×20+1×23.2)
U#120October 1957
U#223.2March 1958
U#320December 1958
Panchet Hydel StationPanchet, River – Damodar, District – Dhanbad, State – Jharkhand80
(2×40)
U#140December 1959
U#240March 1991
Tilaiya Hydel StationTilaiya, River – Barakar, District – Hazaribagh, State – Jharkhand4
(2×2)
U#12February 1953
U#22July 1953
Total7237.2 MW