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Government of India
Ministry of Power
07-December-2011 17:08 IST
Hydroelectric Projects by NHPC

 

NHPC has so far commissioned three Hydroelectric Projects during 11th Five Year Plan.  The aggregate installed capacity of three projects is 1150 MW as per details given below:

 

Sl. No.

Name of Project

State

Installed Capacity (MW)

Commissioning Schedule

1.

Omkareshwar (in Joint Venture)

Madhya Pradesh

520

November, 2007

2.

Teesta-V

Sikkim

510

March, 2008

3.

Sewa-II

Jammu & Kashmir

120

July, 2010

 

Total

1150

 

 

Plant Load Factor is used for measuring performance of Thermal Power Stations, whereas as per present CERC regulation, performance of Hydro Power Stations is measured in terms of Plant Availability Factor (PAF).  Average PAF of Omkareshwar, Teesta-V and Sewa-II Power Station is 98.2%, 86.3%& 90.5% respectively.

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Power Shri K. C. Venugopal  in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

 

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