Papu is a 90MW hydro power project. It is planned on Papu 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||Papu Hydropower Projects|
The project is being developed by Papu Hydropower Projects and is currently owned by CESC.
Papu is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 0.311 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project will be 320m and 213m 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 3 in number. The penstock diameter will be 1.67m. The project is expected to generate 379.6 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $129.599m.
The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 30MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.
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