Ghatghar PSP Lower is a 250MW hydro power project. It is located on Shahi Nallah river/basin in Maharashtra, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2004 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Patel Engineering and is currently owned by Maharashtra Water Resources Department.

Ghatghar PSP Lower is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 3.21 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 385.6m. The project generated 469.5 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2004 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 125MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 2 electric generators for the project.

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About Patel Engineering

Patel Engineering Ltd (Patel Engineering) is a civil construction company. It designs, engineers and constructs infrastructure and real estate projects. The company carries out the construction of dams, tunnels, hydroelectric projects, irrigation projects, micro-tunnels, highways, roads, bridges, railways, refineries, buildings, malls and townships for national and international markets. Patel Engineering holds ownership in power, road and power transmission projects. The company adopts various techniques such as New Austrian Tunneling Method (NATM); Finite Element Method (FEM) technique; and use of Earth Pressure Balancing Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) for tunneling. It has presence in India, Indonesia, Singapore, Nepal and Mauritius. Patel Engineering is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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