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.
- Stage - I: 3 x 200 MW
- Stage -II: 2 x 500 MW
- Stage -III expansion of Farakkaa STPP is approved with the addition of one 500 MW unit.
- Unit -I 200 MW - 1986
- Unit -II 200 MW - 1986
- Unit -III 200 MW - 1987
- Unit -IV 500 MW - 1992
- Unit -V 500 MW - 1994
- Unit -VI 500 MW - 2011