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November 26, 2021

Sharavathi, India

By Carmen

Sharavathi is a 1,035MW hydro power project. It is located on Sharavathi river/basin in Karnataka, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1964.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,035 1,035 Active Karnataka, India


The project is currently owned by Karnataka Power.

The gross head of the project is 465m. The project generated 5,000 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1964.

Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Bharat Heavy Electricals and GE Renewable Energy.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Andritz Hydro, Bharat Heavy Electricals and Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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