Ranjit Sagar is a 600MW hydro power project. It is located on Ravi river/basin in Punjab, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2000.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||600||600||–||Active||Punjab, India||Punjab State Power|
The project is developed and owned by Punjab State Power.
Ranjit Sagar is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 3,280 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 100m. 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 5.17m. The project generated 1,575.89 GWh of electricity.
The project got commissioned in 2000.
Bharat Heavy Electricals was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 150MW nameplate capacity.
Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 166.66 MVA.
About Punjab State Power
Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL) is an electric utility that generates, transmits, and distributes electricity. The utility offers online bill payment, connect and disconnect, outage reporting, shutdown information, energy efficiency, energy conservation, energy audits, energy saving tips, electrical safety, meter reading, and power supply schedule services. It operates a network of transmission and distribution lines and substations. PSPCL also operates hydel power projects and thermal power projects. The utility serves residential, commercial and industrial customers throughout Punjab, India. PSPCL is headquartered in Patiala, Punjab, India.
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