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January 25, 2022

Nagarjunasagar Tail Pond Dam Power House, India

By Carmen

Nagarjunasagar Tail Pond Dam Power House is a 50MW hydro power project. It is located on Krishna river/basin in Andhra Pradesh, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 50 50 Active Andhra Pradesh, India Andhra Pradesh Power Generation

Description

The project is developed and owned by Andhra Pradesh Power Generation.

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 2 in number. The penstock length is 5.35m. The project cost is $135.065m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2006 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.

Contractors Involved

Bharat Heavy Electricals was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 25MW nameplate capacity.

Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied 2 electric generators for the project.

About Andhra Pradesh Power Generation

Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corp Ltd (APGENCO) is a state-owned electricity utility that conducts the generation, operation, maintenance, and execution of energy projects. The company owns, operates, and maintains thermal, hydel and non conventional power plants. APGENCO also undertakes the execution of ongoing and new power projects scheduled under capacity addition programme; and renovation and modernization works of the old power stations. The company also has various projects under development. APGENCO is headquartered in Hyderabad, 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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