Pinnapuram is a 1,200MW hydro power project. It is planned in Andhra Pradesh, 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||1,200||–||1,200||Permitting||Andhra Pradesh, India||Greenko Energies|
The project is being developed and currently owned by Greenko Energies.
Pinnapuram is a pumped storage project. The net head of the project will be 119.27m. 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 5 in number. The penstock length will be 760m. The penstock diameter will be 7m. The project is expected to generate 2,774 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $739.983m.
Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.
Andritz Hydro will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 2 units of francis turbines, each with 120MW nameplate capacity.
Andritz Hydro will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 4 units of francis turbines, each with 240MW nameplate capacity.
Andritz Hydro is expected to supply 6 electric generators for the project.
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