Tata Power, Haldia plant is located in East Midnapore, West Bengal near to the northern bank of river Hooghly. Haldi River flows in the north-west side of the plant. The plant is situated in Hindustan Fertilizer Company (HFC) premises where Tata Steel had installed their 1.6 MTPA capacity coke oven plant. Nearest village is Durgachak, which is about 2 km away from the site. The site is well connected by rail and road with Kolkata and Kharagpur via Mecheda. It is also accessible from Kolkata through Kukrahati.

Tata Power-Haldia is the first private generator to get the clearance from West Bengal (WB) for Open Access sale of power.

Energy sent out is being fed into the 132Kv network of West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Co. Ltd (WBSETCL) at Tata Power-Haldia switchyard which is connected to 132kv substation at Chiranjibpur, which in turn connected to Power Grid network at Kolaghat through 220 kv substation. Power is being sold through open access to TPTCL. Present Haldia plant configuration is 45MW×2 & 30 MW×1.

Year of establishment

The plant was established on 8th August 2008

Present set up

At present the plant's configuration is 45MW×2 & 30 MW×1.

Historical Data


Commercial date of operation of unit-1 (45 MW) 08-Aug-2008
Starting of Open Access power sale 20-Dec-2008
Commercial date of operation of unit-2 (45 MW) 23-Dec-2008
Completion of renovation of 132 kV transmission line 06-Aug-2009
Commercial date of operation of unit-3 (30 MW) 10-Sep-2009
Aux power Separation from Tata Steel 14-Nov-2011


Haldia: Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company's Haldia power plant was conferred with several awards by INSSAN (Indian National Suggestion Scheme Association) at their first international conference and 23rd national convention held at Jamshedpur.