New Ganderbal is a 93MW hydro power project. It is planned on Sindh 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 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027. Buy the profile here.

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

New Ganderbal is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project will be 163.5m and 142.2m respectively. 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, is expected to be 3 in number. The penstock length will be 265m. The penstock diameter will be 2.5m. The project is expected to generate 382.82 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 31MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.

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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 July 2024

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