BHEL commissions first unit of Kishanganga HEP in Jammu & Kashmir

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By Sarkaritel March 19, 2018 12:01


New Delhi, March 19: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned the first 110 MW generating unit of the prestigious 330 MW Kishanganga Hydro-Electric Project (HEP) in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), being developed by NHPC Ltd.

Located on the river Kishanganga, a tributary of the river Jhelum, in Bandipora district of J&K, the three units of Kishanganga HEP on being commissioned, will be able to generate 1,350 Million Units (MU) of clean electricity annually. The balance two units are also in advanced stages of commissioning.

BHEL was entrusted with execution of the Electro-Mechanical (E&M) package for the project comprising design, manufacture, supply, installation and commissioning of Vertical Shaft Pelton Turbines and matching synchronous Generators, Controls & Monitoring (SCADA) System along with electrical and mechanical auxiliaries.

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By Sarkaritel March 19, 2018 12:01