Pachi is a 90MW hydro power project. It is planned on Pachi river/basin in Arunachal Pradesh, India. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 90 90 Permitting Arunachal Pradesh, India Pachi Hydro Power Projects


The project is being developed by Pachi Hydro Power Projects and is currently owned by CESC.

Pachi is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project will be 157.13m and 132.27m 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 2 in number. The penstock length will be 55m. The penstock diameter will be 2.5m. The project is expected to generate 174.83 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $128.127m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 30MW nameplate capacity.

The project will have 2 electric generators installed at the project site. The generator capacity is likely to be 16.67 MVA.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.


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