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January 5, 2022

Kodayar, India

By Carmen

Kodayar is a 100MW hydro power project. It is located on Kodayar river/basin in Tamil Nadu, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1970.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 100 100 Active Tamil Nadu, India TNEB


The project is developed and owned by TNEB.

Kodayar is a reservoir based project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1970.

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Contractors Involved

Kodayar (Kodayar Power House I) is equipped with Vevy Engineering Works pelton turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 60MW nameplate capacity.

Kodayar (Kodayar Power House II) is equipped with Litostroj Power turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 40MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy and Rade Koncar kontaktori i relei have supplied 1 and one generator, respectively.

About TNEB

TNEB Ltd (TNEB) is an electric generation company. The company generates, transmits and distributes electricity. It is permitted to work as the state transmission utility. TNEB has power production from the different sources incorporating thermal stations, non conventional supplies, hydro stations and gas turbine power stations. The company operates with two subsidiaries such as Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Ltd., and Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd. TNEB is headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


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