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Rongnichu is an 113MW hydro power project. It is located on Rongnichu river/basin in Sikkim, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed and owned by Madhya Bharat Power.

Rongnichu is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 0.33 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 425.5m and 404.1m respectively. The penstock length is 812m. The penstock diameter is 3m. The project generated 384 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2010 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.

Contractors involved

Litostroj Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of pelton turbines, each with 56.5MW nameplate capacity.

CG Electric Systems Hungary Zrt supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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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.