Chamera Phase III is a 231MW hydro power project. It is located on Ravi river/basin in Himachal Pradesh, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2012. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Hindustan Construction and is currently owned by NHPC.

Chamera Phase III is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 231m and 200m respectively. The project generated 1,108 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $308.25m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2012.

Power purchase agreement

Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam, Tata Power Delhi Distribution and Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors involved

GE Power India was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 77MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power India supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 86 MVA.

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About Hindustan Construction

Hindustan Construction Co Ltd (HCC) is provider of engineering and construction services. It executes various infrastructure projects for transportation, hydro power, nuclear power, water supply, marine, buildings, integrated townships, and environment sectors. It also designs and constructs highways, tunnels and bridges through public private partnership. HCC provides urban development and slum rehabilitation solutions; and also integrated townships. The company offers turnkey development services for new buildings and refurbishments; and contractor services for real estate development and construction projects. It has presence in India, Bhutan, Switzerland, France, Germany and Mauritius. The company serves public, private and government sectors. HCC is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


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