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Bihar State Hydroelectric Power Corporation (BHPC) is planning to build a hydroelectric power plant in Bihar, India.
The project involves the construction of a 225MW (3X75MW) power plant.
It includes the construction of an upper composite dam - Rockfill with central clay core and roller compacted concrete dam with 36m in height (above River bed level) and 950m in width, a lower roller compacted concrete dam with 57m in height (above River bed level) and 380m in width, an underground powerhouse (100mx18mx37m) with three turbines, control rooms, three penstocks of six meter diameter and length 106.5m, a switchyard and other related infrastructure.
In November 2007, BHPC submitted the project plans to Finance Commission of India.
In July 2011, BHPC revealed the projects plans. Subsequently, the project faced delays over the financial budget.
NHPC prepared the pre-feasibility report of the project and were submitted to Central Electricity Authority (CEA) and Central Water Commission (CWC) in 2013.
Planning activities are underway.
The Panchgotia project involves the construction of a 225MW (3X75MW) hydro power plant in Bihar, India.
The US$144 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of an upper composite dam
2. Construction of a lower roller compacted concrete dam