Jorethang Loop is a 96MW hydro power project. It is located on Rangit river/basin in Sikkim, 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 2015. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by Dans Energy.

Jorethang Loop is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 0.45 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 86m and 74m respectively. 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 1 in number. The penstock length is 172.6m. The penstock diameter is 6m. The project generated 444 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2015.

Contractors involved

GE Power India was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 48MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power India supplied 2 electric generators for the project.

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About Dans Energy

Dans Energy Pvt. Ltd. is an independent power producer focusing on the development of hydro-power projects in the State of Sikkim. Currently, the company engaged in the development of proposed Jorethang Loop Hydroelectric project located in the Namchi sub-division of the West District in the state of Sikkim, India.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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