Linganamakki is a 55MW hydro power project. It is located on Sharavathy river/basin in Karnataka, 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 1951 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1955. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Karnataka Power.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 4,435 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 29.5m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 2 in number. The penstock diameter is 4.9m. The project generated 250 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1951 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1955.

Contractors involved

Ukrainian Energy Machines was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 28.5MW nameplate capacity.

Power Machines supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 30.5 MVA.

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