Santaldih Thermal Power Station, under the West Bengal Power Development Corporation, has been rated the most efficient thermal power plant in the country in April-August 2021. During the April-July period, Santaldih had ranked third behind Korba and Sasan.
Two other state plants — CESC’s Budge Budge and WBPDCL’s Bakreshwar — are also in the top 10.
The Budge Budge plant has ranked third, up from fifth in April-July. Bakreshwar, on the other hand, has slipped two places from eighth to tenth.ncidentally, Santaldih’s rank a year ago was a dismal 31. Its plant load factor improved from 69.6% in April-August 2020 to 93% in April-August 2021. The ranking is done by the Central Electricity Authority.
Source: Times of India