Kashang is a 243MW hydro power project. It is planned on Kashang river/basin in Himachal Pradesh, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2009 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2016. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Himachal Pradesh Power.

Kashang is a run-of-river project. The project is expected to generate 1,659 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2009. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2016.

Contractors involved

Kashang (Kashang Stage I) will be equipped with Andritz Hydro pelton turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 65MW nameplate capacity.

Kashang (Kashang Stage II) will be equipped with Andritz Hydro pelton turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 65MW nameplate capacity.

Kashang (Kashang Stage III) will be equipped with Andritz Hydro pelton turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 65MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro is expected to supply 1 electric generator for the Kashang (Kashang Stage I). The generator capacity is likely to be 72 MVA.

Andritz Hydro is expected to supply 11 electric generators for the Kashang (Kashang Stage II). The generator capacity is likely to be 72 MVA.

Andritz Hydro is expected to supply 1 electric generator for the Kashang (Kashang Stage III). The generator capacity is likely to be 72 MVA.

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About Himachal Pradesh Power

Himachal Pradesh Power Corp Ltd (HPPCL) a power generating company that offers hydro power development services. The company plans, promotes and organizes the development of all aspects of hydroelectric power on behalf of Himachal Pradesh State Government GoHP. It offers Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board HPSEB in Himachal Pradesh, among others. HPPCL also diversifies its power development activities in other areas such as thermal, renewable sources of energy, solar power, and others. The company provides projects portfolio such as Shongtong Karcham HEP, Sainj HEP, Chirgaon Majhgaon HEP, Sawra Kuddu HEP, Kashang HEP, Renuka Ji Dam HEP, and others. HPPCL is headquartered in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.