Uri Phase I is a 480MW hydro power project. It is located on Jhelum river/basin in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1997.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 480 480 Active Jammu and Kashmir, India


The project is currently owned by NHPC with a stake of 100%.

Uri Phase I is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 252m and 222.5m respectively. The project generated 2,663 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $720m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1997.

Power Purchase Agreement

Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam, Tata Power Delhi Distribution and Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Bharat Heavy Electricals was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 120MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 136 MVA.


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