Ukai is a 300MW hydro power project. It is located on Tapi river/basin in Gujarat, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1965 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1974.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||300||300||–||Active||Gujarat, India|
The project is currently owned by Gujarat State Electricity.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 8,511 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 47.8m. 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, are 4 in number. The penstock length is 60m. The penstock diameter is 7.01m. The project generated 661 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1965 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1974.
Bharat Heavy Electricals was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of kaplan turbines, each with 75MW nameplate capacity.
Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 83.3 MVA.
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