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January 4, 2022

Sawra Kuddu (Swara Kuddu), India

By Carmen

Sawra Kuddu (Swara Kuddu) is an 111MW hydro power project. It is located on Pabbar river/basin in Himachal Pradesh, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 111 111 Active Himachal Pradesh, India Pabbar Valley Power


The project is developed and owned by Pabbar Valley Power.

Sawra Kuddu (Swara Kuddu) is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 213.5m and 194m respectively. The project generated 386 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $180.374m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2020.

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Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 37MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 3 electric generators for the project.


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