Tanakpur Power Station is a 120MW hydro power project. It is located on Sharda river/basin in Uttarakhand, 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 1992. Buy the profile here.
The project is developed and owned by NHPC.
Tanakpur Power Station is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 24.3m. 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 3 in number. The penstock length is 68m. The penstock diameter is 6.5m. The project generated 452.19 GWh of electricity.
The project got commissioned in 1992.
Power purchase agreement
Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam, Tata Power Delhi Distribution and Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam are the power offtakers from the project.
Bharat Heavy Electricals was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 40MW nameplate capacity.
Transformers And Electricals Kerala supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 45 MVA.
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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.