Sardar Sarovar – Canal Head Power House (CHPH) is a 250MW hydro power project. It is located on Narmada river/basin in Gujarat, 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2004. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Jaiprakash Associates and is currently owned by Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam.

Sardar Sarovar - Canal Head Power House (CHPH) is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 5,859.03 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 36m. 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 5 in number. The penstock length is 70m. The penstock diameter is 6.7m. The project generated 5,469 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2004.

Contractors involved

Jaiprakash Associates was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

Bharat Heavy Electricals was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 5 units of kaplan turbines, each with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

Gujarat State Electricity is the O&M contractor for the hydro power project.

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About Jaiprakash Associates

Jaiprakash Associates Ltd (Jaypee Group) is a diversified infrastructure conglomerate. It produces and sells cement, clinker, and cement products; develops and manages hotels, golf course, resorts and spa; develops real estate; and constructs sports infrastructure and expressways. The company carries out the generation, transmission, and sale of power; civil engineering construction; manufactures and sells various fertilizers; and owns Jaypee Hospital. It has operations in Telangana, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya in India, and in Nepal and Bhutan. Jaypee Group is headquartered in New Delhi, India.

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