Kishanganga / Kishenganga is a 330MW hydro power project. It is located on Kishanganga/Neelum river/basin in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2018.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||330||330||–||Active||Jammu and Kashmir, India||NHPC|
The project is developed and owned by NHPC.
Kishanganga / Kishenganga is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 665m. 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 2.1m. The project generated 1,712.96 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $773m.
The project construction commenced in 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2018.
Halcrow Group and Hindustan Construction were selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.
Bharat Heavy Electricals was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of pelton turbines, each with 110MW nameplate capacity.
Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 122.22 MVA.
NHPC Ltd (NHPC), a Government of India Enterprise, is an energy utility that plans, promotes and organizes the development of hydro power plants. The company generates electricity using hydro, wind and solar sources. NHPC’s offerings cover the development of conventional and non-conventional sources in India and abroad. Through long-term power purchase agreements, it sells electricity to electricity utilities owned by state governments/private distribution companies on wholesale basis. The company also carries out planning of wind and tidal wave projects in the country; and has interests in various projects in under construction and under development phases. NHPC is headquartered in Faridabad, Haryana state, India.
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