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November 26, 2021

Nyamjang chhu, India

By Carmen

Nyamjang chhu is a 780MW hydro power project. It is planned on Nyamjang Chhu river/basin in Arunachal Pradesh, India. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2027 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2031.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 780 780 Announced Arunachal Pradesh, India NJC Hydro Power


The project is being developed and currently owned by NJC Hydro Power.

Nyamjang chhu is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project will be 1,057.4m and 1,017.03m respectively. The project is expected to generate 3,366 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $940.735m.

The hydro power project consists of 6 turbines, each with 130MW nameplate capacity.

The project will have 6 electric generators installed at the project site. The generator capacity is likely to be 144.45 MVA.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2027. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2031.


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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