Mettur Tunnel is a 240MW hydro power project. It is located on Cauvery river/basin in Tamil Nadu, 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 1965. Buy the profile here.
The project is currently owned by TNEB.
Mettur Tunnel is a pumped storage project. The net head of the project is 48.8m. 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 4 in number. The penstock length is 112m. The penstock diameter is 6.55m.
The project got commissioned in 1965.
Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 10MW nameplate capacity.
Power Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of kaplan turbines, each with 50MW nameplate capacity.
Power Machines supplied 4 electric generators for the project.
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