Simang-I is a 67MW hydro power project. It is planned on Simang river/basin in Arunachal 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 2025.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 67 67 Permitting Arunachal Pradesh, India Lower Simang Power


The project is being developed by Lower Simang Power and is currently owned by Adishankar Power.

Simang-I is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 0.89 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project will be 90.32m and 81.83m 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 56m. The penstock diameter will be 2.3m. The project is expected to generate 273.85 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $72.551m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 22.33MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 3 electric generators that will be installed at the project site.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

About Lower Simang Power

Lower Simang Power Pvt Ltd (Lower Simang Power) generates ,transmits and distributes electricity through renewable energy.The company is headquartered in India.


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