Mahanadi Brahmani is a 150MW hydro power project. It is planned on Garda Nala river/basin in Odisha, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2026 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2029. Buy the profile here.
The project is being developed and currently owned by NHPC and Odisha Hydro Power. The company's ownership stake in the project stands as 51% and 49% respectively.
The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 166.91 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project will be 46.5m. The project is expected to generate 342 GWh of electricity.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2026. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2029.
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NHPC Ltd (NHPC), a Government of India Enterprise, is an energy utility that plans, promotes and organizes the development of hydro power plants. The company also generates electricity using hydro, wind and solar sources. NHPC’s offerings cover the development of conventional and non-conventional sources in India and abroad. Through long-term power purchase agreements, it sells electricity to electricity utilities owned by state governments/private distribution companies on wholesale basis. It also carries out business operations which includes planning of wind and tidal wave projects in the country; and has interests in various projects in under construction and under development phases. NHPC is headquartered in Faridabad, Haryana, India.
About Odisha Hydro Power
Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Ltd (OHPC) is an electric utility that operates hydro electric generating stations. The utility develops renewable energy resources through small hydro projects. Its projects include Hirakud Hydro Electric Project, Burla; Chiplima Hydro Electric Project, Rengali Hydro Electric Project, Balimela Hydro Electric Project, Upper Indravati Hydro Electric Project, Mukhiguda and Kathiguda, and Upper Kolab Hydro Electric Project, Bariniput, among others. OHPC identified projects for future implementation that includes Middle Kolab Hydro Electric Project, Tel Integrated Project, Lower Vansadhara Project, Balijori Hydro Electric Project, Salki Hydro electric Project, among others. The utility also develops and operates coal mines for supply of fuel to thermal power stations. It operates in Odisha, India. OHPC is headquartered in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.