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Major Hydro Power Plants in India

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Major Hydro Power Plants in India

Map of Hydro Power Plants in India

India was the first nation to establish hydro-electric power plants. The foremost Hydro Power Plants in India were set up at Shimsha in 1902 and Darjeeling in 1898. The installed competence of Indian hydro power plants in the FY 2008-09 was 36877.76 approximately.

This is a list of major hydro power plants in India.

 

  • Srisailam Dam – Located in Andhra Pradesh with a capacity of 1,670 MW
  • Nagarjunasagar – Located in Andhra Pradesh with a capacity of 965 MW
  • Sardar Sarovar – Located in Gujarat with a capacity of    1,450 MW
  • Baspa-II – Located in Himachal Pradesh with a capacity of 300 MW
  • Nathpa Jhakri – Located in  Himachal Pradesh with a capacity of 1,500 MW
  • Bhakra Dam– Located in Himachal Pradesh with a capacity of 1,325 MW
  • Dehar – Located in    Himachal Pradesh with a capacity of 990 MW
  • Baira Suil – Located in Himachal Pradesh with a capacity of 180 MW
  • Chamera-I – Located in Himachal Pradesh with a capacity of 540 MW
  • Chamera-II – Located in Himachal Pradesh with a capacity of 300 MW
  • Pong – Located in     Himachal Pradesh with a capacity of 396 MW
  • Uri Hydroelectric Dam – Located in Jammu & Kashmir with a capacity of 480 MW
  • Dulhasti – Located in Jammu & Kashmir with a capacity of 390 MW
  • Salal    – Located in Jammu & Kashmir with a capacity of 690 MW
  • Sharavathi – Located in Karnataka with a capacity of 1,469 MW
  • Kalinadi – Located in Karnataka with a capacity of 1,225 MW
  • Idukki – Located in   Kerala with a capacity of 780 MW
  • Omkareshwar – Located in  Madhya Pradesh with a capacity of 520MW
  • Indira Sagar – Located in Maharashtra with a capacity of 1,000 MW
  • Loktak – Located in  Manipur with a capacity of  105 MW
  • Koyna – Located in   Maharashtra with a capacity of 1,920 MW
  • Rangeet – Located in Sikkim with a capacity of    60 MW
  • Teesta-V – Located in Sikkim with a capacity of    510 MW
  • Tanakpur – Located in Uttarakhand with a capacity of   120 MW
  • Dhauliganga-I – Located in Uttarakhand with a capacity of 280 MW
  • Loharinag – Located in Uttaranchal with a capacity of    600 MW
  • Tehri – Located in Uttarakhand with capacity of 1000 MW
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11 Responses to “Major Hydro Power Plants in India”
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  2. Charly says:

    In the given list of projects in India you missed the largest power project in India (Tehri Hydro Project). Hope that you will correct it.

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  5. India News says:

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  6. utshau says:

    hi thank you for wonderful job but you have written it started in darjeeling in 1898 but there is no name of that district that lies in west bengal i think there is 2 hydel power plant in darjeeling district by nhpc.

  7. thippeshbabu says:

    About the generation at upper krishna project in karnataka not in the list it may be included in this list, i hope so

    thippesh babu s g

  8. thippeshbabu says:

    100 years old project, now rennovated famous shivanasamudram hydro project in karnataka which has been built in british period to supply kolar gold fields not in the list and the same to be included.

    thippesh babu s g

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