List of Hydro Power Plants in India

Energy is an essential input for economic development and improving the quality of life. India is the seventh largest producer of hydroelectricity in the World. Power development in India commenced at the end of the 19th century with the commissioning of electricity supply in Darjeeling during 1897, followed by the commissioning of a hydropower station at Sivasamundram in Karnataka during 1902. Here, we are giving a list of Hydro Power Plants in India that will help in the enhancement of general knowledge of the readers.
Created On: Jul 27, 2017 18:14 IST
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Energy is an essential input for economic development and improving the quality of life. India is the seventh largest producer of hydroelectricity in the World. Power development in India commenced at the end of the 19th century with the commissioning of electricity supply in Darjeeling during 1897, followed by the commissioning of a hydropower station at Sivasamundram in Karnataka during 1902. Here, we are giving a list of Hydro Power Plants in India that will help in the enhancement of general knowledge of the readers.

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List of Hydro Power Plants in India

1. Tehri Dam

Operator: THDC Limited, Uttarakhand     

Location: Uttarakhand

2. Koyna Hydroelectric Project

Operator: MAHAGENCO, Maharashtra State Power Generation Co Ltd.

Location: Maharashtra

3. Srisailam

Operator: APGENCO     

Location: Andhra Pradesh

4. Nathpa Jhakri

Operator: Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam   

Location: Himachal Pradesh

5. Sardar Sarovar Dam

Operator: Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd   

Location: Navagam, Gujarat

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6. Bhakra Nangal Dam (Gobind Sagar)

Operator: Bhakra Beas Management Board        

Location: Sutlej River, Bilaspur - Himachal Pradesh

7. Chamera I  

Operator: NHPC Limited        

Location: Himachal Pradesh

8. Sharavathi Project

Operator: Karnataka Power Corporation Limited

Location: Karnataka

9. Indira Sagar Dam

Operator: Narmada Valley Development Authority       

Location: Madhya Pradesh

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10. Karcham Wangtoo Hydroelectric Plant

Operator: Jaypee Group         

Location: Himachal Pradesh

11. Dehar (Pandoh) Power Project

Operator: Bhakra Beas Management Board        

Location: Himachal Pradesh

12. Nagarjuna Sagar Dam Guntur

Operator: Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited 

Location: Andhra Pradesh

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13. Purulia Pass

Operator: West Bengal Electricity Distribution Company       

Location: West Bengal

14. Idukki

Operator: Kerala State Electricity Board    

Location: Kerala

15. Salal I & II  

Operator: NHPC Limited        

Location: Jammu & Kashmir

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16. Upper Indravati

Operator: Odisha Hydro Power Corporation       

Location: Orissa

17. Ranjit Sagar Dam

Operator: Punjab State Power Corporation Limited      

Location: Punjab

18. Omkareshwar

Operator: Narmada Hydroelectric Development Corporation  

Location: Madhya Pradesh

19. Belimela Dam

Operator: Odisha Hydro Power Corporation       

Location: Orissa

20. Teesta Dam

Operator: NHPC Limited        

Location: Sikkim

In the above list of Hydro Power Plants in India will concretise the general knowledge of the readers.

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