Bhira is a 300MW hydro power project. It is located on Mula and Neela river/basin in Maharashtra, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1927.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 300 300 Active Maharashtra, India The Tata Power


The project is developed and owned by The Tata Power.

Bhira is a pumped storage project. The project generated 952.83 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1927.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Bhira (Bhira Power House) is equipped with GE Renewable Energy pelton turbines. The phase consists of 5 turbines with 25MW nameplate capacity.

Bhira (Bhira Power House) is equipped with Voith Hydro Holding pelton turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 25.7MW nameplate capacity.

Bhira (Bhira Pumped Storage) is equipped with Andritz Hydro pump turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 165MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 6 electric generators for the Bhira (Bhira Power House).

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 1 electric generator for the Bhira (Bhira Pumped Storage). The generator capacity is 176.5 MVA.

About The Tata Power

The Tata Power Co Ltd (Tata Power), formerly Tata Electric, is an integrated power utility that generates, transmits and distributes electricity. Its power generation facilities include thermal power plants, hydro, solar power plants and wind generation facilities. The company also offers operation and maintenance, project management, technical and quality audit, coal and freight logistics, consultancy and gas insulated switchgear hipot and field-testing services. It supplies power to bulk consumers including railways, ports, refineries, textile mills, fertilizer factories, municipal corporations, water pumping plants and other major industries. The company has operational presence in India, Georgia, Singapore, Russia, Zambia, Australia, Bhutan, Myanmar, Indonesia and Vietnam. The company is a part of Tata Sons Ltd. Tata Power is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


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