Category: West Bengal Thermal Projects
West Bengal Power Development Corporation Ltd to set up 2 x 500 MW thermal power project at Katoa in Burdwan district of West Bengal. The land requirement is 500 ha, which is a vacant land. Coal will be used as a fuel and will be obtained from Bengal Emta. Re-circulating system of cooling will be used and source of water is Bhagirathi river upstream of its confluence with Ajoy river. The average water requirement is 4273 m3/hr.