Tuirial is a 60MW hydro power project. It is located on Tuirial river/basin in Mizoram, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2017. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by North Eastern Electric Power.

Tuirial is a reservoir based project. The gross head and net head of the project are 59.8m and 53m respectively. 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 1 in number. The penstock length is 176m. The penstock diameter is 3.8m. The project generated 250.63 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $208.507m.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2017.

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 30MW nameplate capacity.

Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 34 MVA.

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About North Eastern Electric Power

North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (NEEPCO) is a government-owned electric utility that generates, procures and sells electricity. The company designs, constructs, operates and maintains hydro, thermal and gas projects. NEEPCO generates electricity from hydro, thermal, and solar sources; procures and sells electricity by entering into joint venture agreements with various government electric entities. It operates hydroelectric plants in Nagaland, Assam, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh, thermal plants in Tripura and Assam and a solar plant in Tripura. NEEPCO is headquartered in Shillong, Meghalaya, India.


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