Rishi Ganga is a 105MW hydro power project. It is planned on Rishi Ganga river/basin in Uttarakhand, India. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||105||–||105||Permitting||Uttarakhand, India||Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam|
The project is being developed and currently owned by Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam.
Rishi Ganga is a run-of-river project.
Rishi Ganga (Rishi Ganga Phase I) consists of 2 units of pelton turbines with 35MW nameplate capacity.
Rishi Ganga (Rishi Ganga Phase II) consists of 1 unit of francis turbine with 35MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.
About Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam
Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (UJVNL) is an energy company that develops and promotes hydro power energy. The company operates small hydro plants, operational plants, power generation plants, and M & U of old hydro plants. Its hydro power projects include ESMF documents for drip scheme in UJVNL, Green Site Project Allocated to UJVNL and Hydro power project in Uttarakhand. The company offers services such as IT department, insurance cell, finance, commercial, human resource, departmental info, nigam orders, tenders and recruitment, among others. It generates 1284.85 megawatt power from hydro power plants. UJVNL is headquartered in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
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