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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
 
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