Bhivpuri is a 75MW hydro power project. It is located on Bhivpuri river/basin in Maharashtra, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1916 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1922.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 75 75 Active Maharashtra, India

Description

The project is currently owned by The Tata Power.

Bhivpuri is a pumped storage project. The net head of the project is 509m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 1 in number. The penstock length is 1,201m. The penstock diameter is 2.9m. Bhivpuri underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1957-1961, 1999, 2010. The project generated 339 GWh of electricity.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1916 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1922.

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

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Jyoti and Voith Hydro Holding.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 3 electric generators for the project.

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