Nagarjunsagar PSS is an 815.6MW hydro power project. It is located on Krishna river/basin in Telangana, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1977. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Telangana State Power Generation.

Nagarjunsagar PSS is a pumped storage project. The net head of the project is 93.5m. 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 8 in number. The penstock length is 157m. The project generated 1,230 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1977.

Contractors involved

Nagarjunsagar PSS (Nagarjunsagar Conventional) is equipped with Bharat Heavy Electricals francis turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 110MW nameplate capacity.

Nagarjunsagar PSS (Nagarjunsagar Pump Storage) is equipped with Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro francis turbines. The phase consists of 7 turbines with 100.8MW nameplate capacity.

Bharat Heavy Electricals and Mitsubishi Electric have supplied 1 and 7 generators, respectively.

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