Ghatghar PSP Lower is a 250MW hydro power project. It is located on Shahi Nallah river/basin in Maharashtra, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2004 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 250 250 Active Maharashtra, India Patel Engineering


The project was developed by Patel Engineering and is currently owned by Maharashtra Water Resources Department.

Ghatghar PSP Lower is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 3.21 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 385.6m. The project generated 469.5 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $458.321m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2004 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008.

Contractors Involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 125MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 2 electric generators for the project.

About Patel Engineering

Patel Engineering Ltd (Patel Engineering) is a civil construction company. The company designs, engineers and constructs infrastructure and real estate projects. It carries out the construction of dams, tunnels, hydroelectric projects, irrigation projects, micro-tunnels, highways, roads, bridges, railways, refineries, buildings, malls and townships for national and international markets. The company holds ownership in power, road and power transmission projects. The company adopts various techniques such as New Austrian Tunneling Method (NATM); Finite Element Method (FEM) technique; and use of Earth Pressure Balancing Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) for tunneling. It has presence in India, Indonesia, Singapore Nepal, and Mauritius. The company is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


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