Teesta Lower III is a 132MW hydro power project. It is located on Teesta river/basin in West Bengal, 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. The project construction commenced in 2002 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013. Buy the profile here.
The project is currently owned by NHPC.
Teesta Lower III is a run-of-river with pondage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 18.36 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 21.34m. 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 4 in number. The penstock length is 44m. The penstock diameter is 7m. The project generated 594.07 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $289.897m.
The project construction commenced in 2002 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2013.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of kaplan turbines, each with 33MW nameplate capacity.
Andritz Hydro supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 36.67 MVA.
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