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January 7, 2022

Jawahar Sagar, India

By Carmen

Jawahar Sagar is a 99MW hydro power project. It is located on Chambal river/basin in Rajasthan, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1964 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1973.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 99 99 Active Rajasthan, India

Description

The project is co-owned by Madhya Pradesh Power Generating and Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

Jawahar Sagar is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 36.57m. 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 3 in number. The penstock diameter is 6.1m. The project generated 146.325 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1964 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1973.

Contractors Involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 turbines, each with 33MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 3 electric generators for the project.

Methodology

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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