Chamera Phase I is a 540MW hydro power project. It is located on Ravi river/basin in Himachal Pradesh, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1994.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||540||540||–||Active||Himachal Pradesh, India||SNC-Lavalin Group|
The project was developed by SNC-Lavalin Group and is currently owned by NHPC with a stake of 100%.
Chamera Phase I is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 3,913 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 185m. The project generated 1,664 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $452.77m.
The project got commissioned in 1994.
Power Purchase Agreement
Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam, Tata Power Delhi Distribution and Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam are the power offtakers from the project.
GE Power India was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 180MW nameplate capacity.
Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 200 MVA.
About SNC-Lavalin Group
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc (SNC-Lavalin) is a provider of engineering and construction services. It offers a range of engineering, procurement, construction, project management services to various industries, which include oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. The company also provides project financing, structural, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and piping contract services to its clients. SNC-Lavalin offers operations and maintenance (O&M) services to highways, light rail transit systems, buildings, power plants and logistics solutions for construction camps. The company also invests in infrastructure concessions for public services and other long-term assets. It has operations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific. SNC-Lavalin is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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