Almatti is a 290MW hydro power project. It is located on Krishna river/basin in Karnataka, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2004.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 290 290 Active Karnataka, India


The project is currently owned by Karnataka Power.

Almatti is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 3,439.7 million cubic meter. The project generated 483.8 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $116.1m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2004.

Contractors Involved

Almatti (Almatti I Power House) is equipped with Bharat Heavy Electricals kaplan turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 15MW nameplate capacity.

Almatti (Almatti II Power House) is equipped with Bharat Heavy Electricals kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 5 turbines with 55MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Bharat Heavy Electricals.


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