Hydroelectric Power Plants in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

Adanki Branch Canal Mile 4/6
Location: Andhra Pradesh
Operator: Sri Dhanalakshmi Cotton & Rice Mills Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 1.07 MW Semikaplan
Operation: 1996
T/G supplier: HPP, Alstom
EPC: Avant-Garde Engineers and Consultants
Quick facts: This is one of three minihydro plants built by Dhanalakshmi for captive power generation. The sites areon Addanki Branch Canal of Nagarjuna Sagar Right canal at Muppalla village, Ippuru Mandal, Guntur Dist about 40km from the company’s factories at Ganapavaram.

Photograph courtesy of Alternate Hydro Energy Center
Posted 27 Dec 2008

Chettipeda
Location: Andhra Pradesh
Operator: Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corp Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 500 kW Semikaplan
Operation: 1989
T/G supplier: ESAC, Compton Greaves
EPC: Avant-Garde Engineers and Consultants
Quick facts: Chettipeta was commissioned on 10 Jan 1991 at a cost of Rs 0.88cr. The plant is on the Godavari Barrage reservoir.

Photograph courtesy of Alternate Hydro Energy Center
Posted 27 Dec 2008

Janapadu Branch
Location: Andhra Pradesh
Operator: Janapadu Power Projects Pvt Ltd
Configuration: 1 X 1.05 MW Kaplan
Operation: 2001
T/G supplier: HPP, Marelli
EPC: HPP
Quick facts: This project is on Janapadu Branch Canal and sells power to AP Transco. It includes a diversion structure, head regulator, power canal, powerhouse, switchyard, and a tailrace canal. The JBC originates from Nagajurna Sagar left canal mains which in turn draws water from Nagarjuna Sagar Reservoir on the River Krishna.

Photograph courtesy of Alternate Hydro Energy Center
Posted 27 Dec 2008

Kakatiya D-83 Canal Mile 10
Location: Telangana
Operator: Telangana Power Generation Corp Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 220 kW Semikaplan
Operation: 1986
T/G supplier: Jyoti
EPC: Avant-Garde Engineers and Consultants
Quick facts: Eight minihydro stations were constructed on Kakatiya D-83 Canal near Peddapalli. Mile 10 was the first installation and commissioned on 31 Mar 1986.

Photograph courtesy of Alternate Hydro Energy Center
Posted 28 Dec 2008

Kakatiya D-83 Canal Mile 12
Location: Telangana
Operator: Telangana Power Generation Corp Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 330 kW Semikaplan
Operation: 2003
T/G supplier: Triveni

Photograph courtesy of Alternate Hydro Energy Center
Posted 28 Dec 2008

Kakatiya D-83 Canal Mile 14
Location: Telangana
Operator: Telangana Power Generation Corp Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 500 kW Semikaplan
Operation: 1995
T/G supplier: Flovel, Kirloskar

Photograph courtesy of Alternate Hydro Energy Center
Posted 28 Dec 2008

Kakatiya D-83 Canal Mile 18-B
Location: Telangana
Operator: Telangana Power Generation Corp Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 220 kW Semikaplan
Operation: 2000
T/G supplier: Kirloskar

Photograph courtesy of Alternate Hydro Energy Center
Posted 28 Dec 2008

Nagarjuna Sagar
Location: Telangana
Operator: Telangana Power Generation Corp Ltd
Configuration: 1 X 110 MW, 7 X 101 MW
Operation: 1978-1985
T/G supplier: BHEL, Hitachi
EPC: Central Electricity Authority , GVK Industries
Quick facts: The Nagarjuna Sagar multipurpose dam is on the Krishna River in Nalgonda district along the border with Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. At 125m tall and 1,450m long, this is reputed to be the largest masonry dam in the world. A 3.4km earth dam is also part of the project, which was was built from 1955 to 1967. The powerhouse was added later at the dam toe on the left side. One 110-MW conventional unit was commissioned on 7 Mar 1978 at a cost of Rs15.60cr. Seven reversible sets were then installed in two stages for Rs146.76cr, these have only been used as conventional machines since completion. Japan's OECF extended a loan of ¥15.4bn for the project. Design annual energy production is 1,230 GWh.

Photograph courtesy of Telangana Power Generation Corp Ltd
Posted 4 Oct 2014

Singur Pulkal
Location: Telangana
Operator: Telangana Power Generation Corp Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 7.5-MW Kaplan
Operation: 1999-2000
T/G supplier: BHEL
Quick facts: This powerhouse is located at Singur Reservoir on the Manjeera River in Medak Dist. The HPP cost Rs43.14cr and design production in 49 GWh/yr.

Photograph courtesy of Telangana Power Generation Corp Ltd
Posted 4 Oct 2014

Srisailam
Location: Andhra Pradesh
Operator: Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corp/Telangana Power Generation Corp
Configuration: 6 X 110 MW Francis (RB), 6 X 165 MW FPT (LB)
Operation: 1983-2003
T/G supplier: Hitachi, MELCO, BHEL
EPC: Sumitomo
Quick facts: This dam on the Krishna River has two power houses and in aggregate is one of the largest hydro plants in the country. Dam construction started in 1953. The left-bank powerhouse can operate in pumped-storage mode and was partially funded by Japan Bank for International Cooperation. The final uinot commissioned on 9 Apr 2003.

Photograph courtesy of Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corp
Posted 14 Apr 2006

Tungabhadra
Location: Andhra Pradesh
Operator: NHPC Ltd
Configuration: 6 X 9 MW Kaplan, 2 X 9 MW Francis
Operation: 1957-1964
T/G supplier: Escher Wyss, Charmilles, Hitachi, BBC, Toshiba
Quick facts: The Tungabhadra Board was constituted in 1953 for completion of the Tungabhadra Project and its operation and maintenance. Two power houses are at the dam – Tungabhadra and Hampi – and the output is shared between the States of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka in an 80:20 ratio.

Photograph courtesy of Ministry of Water Resources
Posted 14 Apr 2006

Yeleru Reservoir
Location: Andhra Pradesh
Operator: Manihamsa Power Projects Pvt Ltd
Configuration: 2 X 1.5 MW Francis
Operation: 2001
T/G supplier: Jyoti
Quick facts: This SHP was built on Gap No 2 Dike of the Yeleswaram Reservoir on Yeleru River. This river originates in the Eastern Ghats and the reservoir was originally built to supply water to Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.

Photograph courtesy of Alternate Hydro Energy Center
Posted 30 Dec 2008

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 04-Oct-2014

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