Pench is a 160MW hydro power project. It is located on Pench river/basin in Maharashtra, 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 1986. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by National Projects Construction. Madhya Pradesh Power Generating and Maharashtra State Power Generation are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 67% and 33% respectively.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 1.24 million cubic meter. The project generated 350.5 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1986.

Contractors involved

Bharat Heavy Electricals was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 80MW nameplate capacity.

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