Dagachhu is a 126MW hydro power project. It is located on Dagachhu river/basin in Dagana, Bhutan. 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. The project construction commenced in 2009 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Dagachhu Hydro Power. Druk Green Power and The Tata Power are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 59% and 26% respectively.

Dagachhu is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 304m and 282m respectively. The project generated 515 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2009 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Tata Power Trading under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of pelton turbines, each with 62.2MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 70 MVA.

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This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.