Talong is a 225MW hydro power project. It is planned on Kameng 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 2022 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 225 225 Permitting Arunachal Pradesh, India GMR Energy


The project is being developed and currently owned by GMR Energy.

Talong is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 92.5 million cubic meter. The net head of the project will be 71m. 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 282m. The penstock diameter will be 5.2m. The project is expected to generate 890.44 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $334.244m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 75MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

About GMR Energy

GMR Energy Limited (GMR Energy), a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Limited is a power company that offers electric generation programs. The company owns and operates Barge mounted power plant, which is a natural gas generation plant. GMR Energy buys and sells surplus power from various captive power plants and independent power producers located in the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and Karnataka. It provides short and long-term bilateral trading and power exchange services. The company also has its presence in Indonesia and Nepal. GMR Energy is headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.


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