Jawahar Sagar is a 99MW hydro power project. It is located on Chambal river/basin in Rajasthan, 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. The project construction commenced in 1964 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1973. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is co-owned by Madhya Pradesh Power Generating and Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

Jawahar Sagar is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 36.57m. 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, are 3 in number. The penstock diameter is 6.1m. The project generated 146.325 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1964 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1973.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 turbines, each with 33MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 3 electric generators for the project.

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This content was updated on 10 July 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.