Sach Khas is a 267MW hydro power project. It is planned on Chenab river/basin in Himachal Pradesh, India. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 267 267 Permitting Himachal Pradesh, India SJVN


The project is being developed and currently owned by SJVN.

Sach Khas is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 25.24 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project will be 68.1m and 66.86m 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 3 in number. The penstock length will be 300m. The penstock diameter will be 5.8m. The project is expected to generate 999.92 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $380.112m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 86.67MW nameplate capacity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 7MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.

About SJVN

SJVN Limited (SJVN) generates and sells the hydroelectric power. It also carries out the designing, planning, developing, examining, executing, operating and maintaining of hydroelectric power projects. SJVN also offers various construction and consultancy services for hydropower and road or railway tunnels. It also generates hydro, solar, wind and thermal power. The company operates hydroelectric power projects in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Nepal and Bhutan. SJVN is headquartered in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.


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