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November 29, 2021

Dugar, India

By Carmen

Dugar is a 500MW hydro power project. It is planned on Chenab river/basin in Himachal Pradesh, India. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 500 500 Announced Himachal Pradesh, India Dugar Hydro Power


The project is being developed by Dugar Hydro Power. Dugar Hydro Power and NHPC are currently owning the project.

Dugar is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project will be 99m and 91.21m respectively. 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, is expected to be 2 in number. The penstock length will be 274.6m. The penstock diameter will be 7.25m. The project is expected to generate 1,610 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $644.113m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 48MW nameplate capacity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 103MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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