Maithon is a 60MW hydro power project. It is located on Barakar river/basin in Jharkhand, 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 1957. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by Damodar Valley.

The project generated 146 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1957.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 20MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 3 electric generators for the project.

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About Damodar Valley

Damodar Valley Corp (DVC) is a government owned multi-purpose river valley project. It generates, transmits, and supplies electricity; mines for and produces coal; manages water and conserves soil; and provides consultancy services. The company produces energy using thermal and hydro sources; and transmits that to commercial, industrial, and export and power exchange customers. DVC administers Konar, Barakar and Damodar rivers, and Tilaiya, Konar, Maithon and Panchet dams in Jharkhand. It serves commercial, industrial, and export and power exchange customers in Damodar Valley and other regions. The company has interests in Bermo open cast mine in Jharkhand. DVC is headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, India .

This content was updated on 22 April 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.