Electricity in Dhanbad
Address:Jharkhand State Electricity Board
Dhanbad Electric Supply Area, Dhanbad
1st. Floor, Combined Building, Dhanbad.
The Thermal Power Stations of Tata Power are also located in Jojobera and Maithon in Jharkhand. Tata Power company has marked its presence in the field of hydro, thermal, wind and solar power generation. Another 1050 MW coal based thermal power plant has been built by Tata Power in collaboration with Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC). This power plant has been built at Maithon in Dhanbad district. The second unit of 525 MW has also been commissioned. Electricity generated here is provided to other Northern States too.
Panchet Hydel Power Station was designed to control floods. It is an underground power station which generates 60,000 KW of electric power. This underground dam constructed on Barakar river is indeed a unique power station not only in Jharkhand but also in whole of South East Asia. It aids in water supply for domestic and industrial utilization as well as generates, transmits and distributes electrical energy.
Maithon Hydel Power Station (MHPS) is located on the river Barakar near the border of Dhanbad & Burdwan districts. It generates 60 MW with 3 units of 20 MW each. Another 10 MW Power Plant is at Jamadoba (Dhanbad).
Tata Maithon Right Bank Thermal Power Plant India is located in Dhanbad district. It is a Coal Power Plant with a design capacity of 1050 MW. It has 2 units. The first unit was commissioned in the year 2011 and the other in 2011. It is operated by Maithon Power Limited (MPL).
MPL (Maithon Power Limited) is the first successful public-private partnership in green field generation project in the country. It is a joint venture between Tata Power and Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) in Jharkhand. The site is about 250 kms. from Jamshedpur & Ranchi and 25 kms. from Asansol. JSEB in Dhanbad has lighted up lives of the denizens living here.
Tata Power Company Address:Shalini Singh
Chief, Corporate Communications
The Tata Power Company Limited
Phone: 6665 8748
Devraj Uchil/Lennon D’Souza
Phone: (022) 43530210/9619763172