|Project Details||Nathpa Jhakri HEP has an installed capacity of 1530MW. In July 2014, according to the company SJVN, it generated an all-time record of power by producing 1,191.217 million units against the target of 1,083 million units .|
From the dam to the power house, water is diverted to a 27.4 km (17 mi) headrace tunnel.
A large number of companies worked on the project. Kvaerner Energy of Norway provided the six 255MW Francis turbines and Kvaerner Boving of the UK the gates and valves, while the Eucona consortium of ABB, Kvaerner, Siemens, and Sulzer Escher Wyss won a US$200M main equipment contract. Canada’s Foundation Corporation and Impregilo of Italy carried out the construction work, while Indian firms Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) and Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) also won contracts on the scheme.
|Level of Investment (in USD)||2,048,200,000 (according to WB) |
|Type of Population||Rural|
|Company Names or State Enterprises||ABB Kraftwerk from Switzerland - Supplier of the rotary components of the generators and the cabling and safety systems. |
Siemens from Germany
Continental Construction Corp Ltd from India
Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVN) from India
Foundation Corporation of Canada from Canada - Construction work with Impregilo
Salini-Impregilo from Italy - Construction work with Foundation Corporation of Canada
Alstom from France - GEC Alsthom's Power Transmission and Distribution Division (T&D) won the order worth $55 million to supply and install India's largest gas insulated substation at Nathpa Jhakri.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) from India
Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd (HCC) from India
|Relevant government actors||Central Water Commission (CWC), Central Electrical Authority (CEA)|
|International and Financial Institutions||International Bank For Reconstruction And Development (IBRD)|
The World Bank (WB) from United States of America - Project ID: P009869, WB loan of US$ 485 MILLION
|Environmental justice organisations and other supporters||Him Lok Jagriti Manch, Himdhara,|