Turga is a 1,000MW hydro power project. It is planned on Turga Nala river/basin in West Bengal, 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 a single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2025. Buy the profile here.
The project is being developed by Electricite de France and West Bengal State Electricity Distribution. The project is currently owned by West Bengal State Electricity Distribution.
Turga is a pumped storage project. The net head of the project will be 146.4m. 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, is expected to be 2 in number. The penstock length will be 224.37m. The penstock diameter will be 9m. The project is expected to generate 1,825 MWh of electricity.
The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 250MW nameplate capacity.
The project will have 4 electric generators installed at the project site. The generator capacity is likely to be 306 MVA.
Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2025.
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About Electricite de France
Electricite de France SA (EDF) is an integrated electricity provider. It carries out generation, transmission, distribution, energy supply, trading, energy services and other related services. The company produces electricity using nuclear, hydro, gas, fuel oil, coal and other renewable sources. EDF also carries out hydrocarbon exploration and production, waste recovery, gas supply, provides energy and environmental services, and manages heating and cooling networks, produces renewable energies, and industrial utilities. The company serves various residential, industrial, commercial, local authorities, companies and professionals in Africa, Asia, North America, Europe and other regions. EDF is headquartered in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.
About West Bengal State Electricity Distribution
West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Co Ltd (WBSEDCL) is a power utility that distributes electricity. The company offers services such as power and electricity supply and distribution, distribution and hydro generation of electricity, energy conservation, rural electrification, energy safety tips and other electricity-related services. It operates hydel projects, information technology projects, distribution projects, integrated power development schemes (IPDS), rural electrification projects and others. WBSEDCL also provides energy awareness and tips to conserve energy through its online website. The company offers services through a network of zones, distribution divisions, regional offices and customer care centers. WBSEDCL is headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.