Sawalkot is a 1,856MW hydro power project. It is planned on Chenab 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 multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Hindustan Construction, Ozaltin Holding and SPAS. The project is currently owned by NHPC with a stake of 100%.

Sawalkot is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 550 million cubic meter. The net head of the project will be 154.4m. The penstock length will be 608m. The penstock diameter will be 1.25m. The project is expected to generate 7,998 GWh of electricity.

Sawalkot (Sawalkot Stage I Unit-I) consists of 1 unit of francis turbine with 56MW nameplate capacity.

Sawalkot (Sawalkot Stage I Unit-II) consists of 6 units of francis turbines with 225MW nameplate capacity.

Sawalkot (Sawalkot Stage II) consists of 2 units of francis turbines with 225MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.

Contractors involved

Hindustan Construction is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

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About Hindustan Construction

Hindustan Construction Co Ltd (HCC) is provider of engineering and construction services. It executes various infrastructure projects for transportation, hydro power, nuclear power, water supply, marine, buildings, integrated townships, and environment sectors. It also designs and constructs highways, tunnels and bridges through public private partnership. HCC provides urban development and slum rehabilitation solutions; and also integrated townships. The company offers turnkey development services for new buildings and refurbishments; and contractor services for real estate development and construction projects. It has presence in India, Bhutan, Switzerland, France, Germany and Mauritius. The company serves public, private and government sectors. HCC is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

About Ozaltin Holding

Ozaltin Holding AS (Ozaltin) is a diversified company. The company’s business activities include construction, transportation, tourism, agriculture, and energy businesses. It provides construction services which include the activities of constructing dams, buildings, infrastructure, motorways and railways, and sport complexes. Ozaltin also constructs water treatment plants, roads, bridges, tunnels, railways, pipelines, hotels, mass housing, hospitals, and factories. The company’s agriculture businesses comprise of cultivation and markets of vine ripe, cherry tomatoes, cocktail tomatoes, and sweet pepper in red, orange and yellow colors and wonder pepper products and others. It has operations in Turkey, Libya and Belarus. Ozaltin is headquartered in Ankara, Turkey.

This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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