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January 25, 2022

Khandong, India

By Carmen

Khandong is a 50MW hydro power project. It is located on Kopili river/basin in Assam, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1984.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 50 50 Active Assam, India North Eastern Electric Power

Description

The project is developed and owned by North Eastern Electric Power.

Khandong is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 16.64 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 99m. 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 2 in number. The penstock length is 192m. The penstock diameter is 2.5m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1984.

Contractors Involved

Bharat Heavy Electricals was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 25MW nameplate capacity.

Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied 2 electric generators for the project.

About North Eastern Electric Power

North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (NEEPCO) is a government owned electric utility that generates, procures and sells electricity. The company designs, constructs, operates and maintains hydro, thermal and gas projects. NEEPCO generates electricity from hydro, thermal, and solar sources; procures and sells electricity by entering into joint venture agreements with various government electric entities. It operates hydroelectric plants in Nagaland, Assam, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh, thermal plants in Tripura and Assam and a solar plant in Tripura. NEEPCO is headquartered in Shillong, Meghalaya, India.

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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