Pykara is a 70MW hydro power project. It is located on Pykara 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 1932. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by NHPC and is currently owned by TNEB.
Pykara is a run-of-river project. The project generated 161.5 GWh of electricity.
The project got commissioned in 1932.
Escher Wyss was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of pelton turbines, each with 7MW nameplate capacity.
Escher Wyss was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of pelton turbines, each with 11MW nameplate capacity.
Escher Wyss was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of pelton turbines, each with 13.6MW nameplate capacity.
Metropolitan Vickers supplied electric generator(s) for the project.
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NHPC Ltd (NHPC), a Government of India Enterprise, is an energy utility that plans, promotes and organizes the development of hydro power plants. The company also generates electricity using hydro, wind and solar sources. NHPC’s offerings cover the development of conventional and non-conventional sources in India and abroad. Through long-term power purchase agreements, it sells electricity to electricity utilities owned by state governments/private distribution companies on wholesale basis. The company also carries out business operations which includes planning of wind and tidal wave projects in the country; and has interests in various projects in under construction and under development phases. NHPC is headquartered in Faridabad, Haryana, India.