Bhilangana is an 115.5MW hydro power project. It is planned on Bhilangana, Bhagirathi river/basin in Uttarakhand, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2003 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2007. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Bhilangana Hydro Power, Swasti Power Engineering and Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam. The project is currently owned by Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam with a stake of 100%.

Bhilangana is a run-of-river project.

Bhilangana (Bhilangana II A) consists of 3 turbines.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2003. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2007.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Uttar Pradesh Power under a power purchase agreement. The offtake capacity is expected to be 115.5MWh.

Contractors involved

Bhilangana (Bhilangana I) will be equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 7.5MW nameplate capacity.

Bhilangana (Bhilangana III) will be equipped with Voith Hydro Holding francis turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 8MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro will supply electric generator(s) for the Bhilangana (Bhilangana I).

Voith Hydro Holding is expected to supply 3 electric generators for the Bhilangana (Bhilangana III). The generator capacity is likely to be 12.24 MVA.

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About Swasti Power Engineering

Swasti Power Engineering Limited is power generation construction company.

About Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam

Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (UJVNL), a subsidiary of the Government of Uttarakhand, is a power generation company that develops and promotes hydropower energy. The company operates hydro plants, operational plants and power generation plants. Its hydropower projects include ESMF documents for a drip scheme. UJVN also exploring the feasibility of setting up additional solar PV-based power plants in its offices/ Project areas across Uttarakhand. The company operates hydropower plants ranging in capacity from 1.5 MW to 304 MW. It serves the public, individuals and corporates throughout Uttrakhanad. UJVNL is headquartered in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.

This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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