Kuttiyadi is a 225MW hydro power project. It is located on Kuttiyadi river/basin in Kerala, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1972.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 225 225 Active Kerala, India


The project is currently owned by Kerala State Electricity Board.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 38.4 million cubic meter. The project generated 566 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1972.

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Contractors Involved

Kuttiyadi (Kuttiyadi Additional Extension Power House) is equipped with Bharat Heavy Electricals pelton turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Kuttiyadi (Kuttiyadi Extension Power House) is equipped with Andritz Hydro pelton turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Kuttiyadi (Kuttiyadi Power House) is equipped with Voith Hydro Holding pelton turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 25MW nameplate capacity.

Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied electric generator(s) for the Kuttiyadi (Kuttiyadi Additional Extension Power House).

Andritz Hydro supplied electric generator(s) for the Kuttiyadi (Kuttiyadi Extension Power House).

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 3 electric generators for the Kuttiyadi (Kuttiyadi Power House). The generator capacity is 28 MVA.


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