UJVNl – Lakhwar Hydroelectric Power Plant 300 MW – Uttarakhand - Project Profile
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Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (UJVNL), a joint venture between the Uttarakhand State and India’s Central Government, is undertaking the construction of a hydroelectric power plant in Uttarakhand, India.
The project involves the construction of a 300MW hydroelectric power plant on 1,217.18ha of land. It is being executed in three units of 100MW each.
It includes the construction of a 204m concrete gravity dam, 4.3m, 186.5m, 211m, 235m Pressure shaft, 130mx20mx46m D-shaped underground powerhouse, 148m rated head, a substation and related infrastructure, the installation of three vertical francis turbines, generators and transformers, and the laying of transmission lines.
In 1987, project received administrative clearance from the environment ministry and construction works started. In 1992, construction works on the project was stopped.
In December 2012, the Indian Government granted all regulatory approvals to the project.
In February 2014, the project received environmental clearance from the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF).
In March 2014, UJVNL issued expressions of interest (EoI) for the construction contractor with submission deadline as on March 26, 2014.
In 2014, construction works on the project was restarted and underground power house was completed.
Later, construction works on the project stopped due to environmental issues.
The 90% of fund is being provided by Government of India.
In September 2015, the National Green Tribunal issued notices to the Ministry of Water Resources and Environment and the Uttarakhand government, seeking response in relation to the construction of the project.
In April 2016, project received environmental approvals from the Ministry of Water Resources.
The project involves the construction of a 300MW hydroelectric power plant on 1,217.18ha of land in Uttarakhand, India.
The US$470 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of 204m concrete gravity dam
2. Construction of 4.3m, 186.5m, 211m, 235m Pressure shaft
3. Construction of 130mx20mx46m D-shaped underground power house
4. Construction of substations
5. Construction of 148m Rated head
6. Installation of three vertical francis turbines
7. Installation of transformers
8. Installation of generators
9. Laying of transmission lines
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