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November 24, 2021

Lungreng, India

By Carmen

Lungreng is an 815MW hydro power project. It is planned on Tyao/Kolodyne river/basin in Mizoram, India. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2029.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 815 815 Permitting Mizoram, India North Eastern Electric Power

Description

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

Lungreng is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 1,029.95 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project will be 265m and 219.67m respectively. 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, is expected to be 5 in number. The penstock length will be 625m. The penstock diameter will be 5.4m. The project is expected to generate 1,169.06 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $1,169.158m.

The hydro power project consists of 5 turbines, each with 163MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 5 electric generators that will be installed at the project site.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2029.

Contractors Involved

North Eastern Electric Power is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the hydro power 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 hydro electric plants in Nagaland, Assam 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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