Mawphu II is an 85MW hydro power project. It is planned on Umiew river/basin in Meghalaya, India. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 85 85 Permitting Meghalaya, India North Eastern Electric Power


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

Mawphu II is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 1.7 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project will be 320m and 230.5m respectively. The project is expected to generate 331.09 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $133.805m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 42.5MW nameplate capacity.

The nameplate capacity of electric generator(s) to be installed at the project site is 47.3 MVA.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.

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.


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