Bhakra is a 1,379MW hydro power project. It is located on Sutlej river/basin in Himachal Pradesh, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1948 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1960.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,379||1,379||–||Active||Himachal Pradesh, India|
The project is currently owned by Bhakra Beas Management Board.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 7,551 million cubic meter.
The project construction commenced in 1948 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1960.
Bhakra (Bhakra Left Bank Power Plant) is equipped with Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro francis turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 108MW nameplate capacity.
Bhakra (Bhakra Left Bank Power Plant 2) is equipped with Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro francis turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 126MW nameplate capacity.
Bhakra (Bhakra Right Bank Power Plant) is equipped with Leningradsky Metallichesky Zavod francis turbines. The phase consists of 5 turbines with 157MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy and Power Machines have supplied 5 and 5 generators, respectively.
Bhakra Beas Management Board is the O&M contractor for the hydro power project.
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