News Brief | November 2013
Bengal to invest Rs.1,000 cr in rebuilding Kolaghat power plant
The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has decided to rebuild the aged three units with a total capacity 630 MW at its Kolaghat thermal plant with an estimated investment of Rs 1000 crore. The government is in talks with World Bank for partial funding of the project-cost. The coal fired plant at Kolaghat in East Medinipur district of West Bengal has a total of six units with a total capacity of 1260 MW (210MWx6). The three units, which were commissioned in first stage, are about 25 years old.