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Kirthai-I is a 390MW hydro power project. It is planned on Chenab river/basin in Jammu and Kashmir, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2028 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2031. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development.

Kirthai-I is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 104.5 million cubic meter. The net head of the project will be 108.53m. The project is expected to generate 1,503.93 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 10MW nameplate capacity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 95MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 5 electric generators that will be installed at the project site.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2028. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2031.

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About Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development

Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation Ltd (JKSPDCL) is a power supplying corporation that generates, supplies, and transmits electric power. It operates, executes, and maintains all power stations and power projects of the state. The corporation operates gas turbines based on HSD with installed capacity of one seventy five MW at Pampore near Srinagar. It was presently has twenty hydroelectric projects with installed capacity of seven fifty eight MW located in various districts of Jammu & Kashmir including four fifty MW BHEP. JKSPDCL also constructs transmission lines and performs ancillary works for suitable and co-coordinated supply of power and electrical energy. The corporation projects are located on Jhelum river basin, Chenab basin, Ravi basin and Indus basin, among others. JKSPDCL is headquartered in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India.

This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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