Vishnugad Pipalkoti is a 444MW hydro power project. It is planned on Alaknanda river/basin in Uttarakhand, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction 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 and currently owned by THDC India. The company has a stake of 100%.
Vishnugad Pipalkoti is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 3.63 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project will be 237m and 212.46m 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, is expected to be 4 in number. The project is expected to generate 1,657.09 GWh of electricity.
Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2025.
Bharat Heavy Electricals and Hindustan Construction are expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.
Bharat Heavy Electricals will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 4 units of francis turbines, each with 111MW nameplate capacity.
Bharat Heavy Electricals is expected to supply 4 electric generators for the project.
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About THDC India
THDC India Ltd (THDCIL), a subsidiary of NTPC Ltd, is a renewable energy corporation that operates, develops, and maintains hydroelectric projects. The corporation offers services such as power project development and operation, corporate and project planning, construction management, design engineering, erection and commissioning, contracts management, project management, human resource management, financial management, and commercial management. Its projects include Tehri Dam and HPP, Patan Wind Power Project and Dhukwan SHP, among others. The corporation operates in Rishikesh and Tehri, India. THDCIL is headquartered in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India.