Installed Capacity: 2,100 MW

Location: Murshidabad, West Bengal

Coal Source: Rajmahal Coal Fields of ECL

Water Source: Farakka Feeder Canal

Beneficiary States: West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Sikkim, Assam, Tripura and Damodar Valley Corporation.

Stages

  1. Stage - I: 3 x 200 MW
  2. Stage -II: 2 x 500 MW
  3. Stage -III expansion of Farakkaa STPP is approved with the addition of one 500 MW unit.

Units Commissioned

  1. Unit -I 200 MW - 1986
  2. Unit -II 200 MW - 1986
  3. Unit -III 200 MW - 1987
  4. Unit -IV 500 MW - 1992
  5. Unit -V 500 MW - 1994
  6. Unit -VI 500 MW - 2011