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Santaldih Thermal Power Station of West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited is a power station with an installed capacity of 500 MW (2×250 MW).
Location
Santaldih Thermal Power Station is located at 23°35′53″N 86°28′26″E, at Santaldih, in Para (community development block) of Purulia district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located on the Adra-Gomoh branch line of South-Eastern Railway, on the southern bank of Damodar River. There is a railway station at Santaldih on the Adra-Gomoh branch line.
Capacity
The installed capacity of Santaldih Thermal Power Station is 4 x 120 MW. The four units were commissioned as follows- Unit 1: 1.1.1974; Unit 2: 16.7.1975; Unit 3: 6.12.1978; Unit 4: 30.3.1981. STPS has expanded capacity by 2 x 250 MW . The previous units (1,2,3,4) are non functional now and they are demolished. Simultaneously 500 MW (2*250MW) capacity addition job started in the Year 2004 and got completed by 2011.

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