SunCraft Energy completes feasibility study and Detailed Project Report (DPR) in preparation for a 25+ MWp solar power generation unit at the Sagardighi Thermal Power Plant (SgTPP) in West Bengal, India. The generation unit includes a 1+ MWp rooftop configuration.
The study included complete financial planning, model and levelized cost estimation based on the estimated generation. The findings and analysis was presented to the Board members and other distinguished third parties for approval. The assignment was submitted to the Government authority, which was accepted for further processing and commission the installation of the project.
About WBPDCL and SgTPP
West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) is a company owned by the Government of West Bengal with the goal to generate and supply electric power to the state of West Bengal, India. The main thermal power plants under WBPDCL are located in Kolaghat (1260 MW capacity), Bakreswar (1050MW), Sagardighi (600 MW), Santaldih (500 MW),and Bandel (450 MW). WBPDCL works in tandem with West Bengal State Electricity Board (WBSEB) and Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (CESC).
Sagardighi Thermal Power Project (SgTPP) site is located at Manigram Village, 13 KM north of Sagardighi town by the side of the SMGR (Sagardighi Manigram Gankar Raghunathganj) Road at a distance 20 KM from National Highway 34 in Murshidabad District, West Bengal and around 240 KM from Kolkata. The nearest rail station is Manigram adjacent to the site on Bandel–Barhawara branch line and 6.5 KM from Sagardighi Railway Station on Sainthia–Azimgunj line of Eastern Railway. SgTTP has two units of 300 MW, with a total generation capacity of 600 MW.