Fact Sheet
fact sheet

Location 

Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh, India 

Installed capacity 

86 MW

Type

Run-of-river

Average annual output

350 GWh

Gross head

480 m

Design flow

26 m3/sec

Equipment

Two 43 MW vertical 6-jet
Pelton units
850 m steel penstock
Surface powerhouse

Commercial operation

July 2001

Capital cost

70 M US$

Power purchase

Merchant power plant

Agreement

Current PPA with PTC, India

Ownership

Bhilwara Group 51% 

Other equity owners

Statkraft , Norway 49%

Partner

Statkraft , Norway

Financing

Local Indian Banks

Greenhouse gas saving

Est. 200 000 tonnes pa

Size of the reservoir

235,000 cubic meters

Design discharge

21 cubic meters/sec

Diameter of the penstock

2.2 meters

Number of head race tunnel

One - 3,300 m long

Size of the powerhouse

55 mx18.7 mx28.9 m

Type of turbines

Pelton, vertical axis

Generating units

2 of 43 MW