Khopoli is a 72MW hydro power project. It is located on Patalganga river/basin in Maharashtra, 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 1915. Buy the profile here.
The project is developed and owned by The Tata Power.
The gross head of the project is 515m. 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 6 in number. The penstock length is 1,356m. The penstock diameter is 0.97m. The project generated 321.83 GWh of electricity.
The project got commissioned in 1915.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking under a power purchase agreement.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of pelton turbines, each with 24MW nameplate capacity.
Voith Hydro Holding supplied 3 electric generators for the project.
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About The Tata Power
The Tata Power Co Ltd (Tata Power) is an integrated power utility which generates, transmits, and distributes electricity. Its power generation facilities include thermal power plants, hydro, solar power plants, and wind generation facilities. The company also offers operation and maintenance, project management, technical and quality audit, coal and freight logistics, consultancy and gas-insulated switchgear hipot and field-testing services. It supplies power to bulk consumers including railways, ports, refineries, textile mills, fertilizer factories, municipal corporations, water pumping plants and other major industries. The company has operational presence in India, Georgia, Singapore, Russia, Zambia, Australia, Bhutan, Myanmar, Indonesia, and Vietnam. The company is a part of Tata Sons Ltd. Tata Power is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.