Chamera Hydroelectric Project
Chamera HEP is constructed on river Ravi. It is located in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh.
Encardio-rite provided risk assessment monitoring solution for Chamera II and Chamera III.
Chamera-II project comprises of a 43 m high, 118.5 m long concrete gravity dam with 7.0 m dia., 7.86 km long head race tunnel. The underground power house with installed capacity of 300 MW houses 3 units of 100 MW capacity each designed to operate under the net rated head of 243 m and designed to generate 1499.89 million units in a 90% dependable year with 95% machine availability.
Chamera-III project comprises of a 64 m high, 73 m long concrete gravity dam with 6.5 m dia., 15.97 km long head race tunnel. The underground power house with installed capacity of 231 MW houses 3 units of 77 MW capacity each designed to operate under the net rated head of 200 m and designed to generate 1086.37/1108.17 million units in a 90% dependable year with 95% machine Availability.
Encardio-rite was awarded the complete instrumentation contract (supply and installation) for the State II and Stage III of project, from respective Contractors:
Chamera II HEP: Concrete Gravity dam, penstock, power station
Chamera III HEP: Concrete gravity dam, HRT and power house
Instrumentation supplied and installed included:
- Vibrating wire piezometer
- Three point electronic bore hole extensometer
- Three point mechanical bore hole extensometer
- Stand pipe (casagrande) piezometer
- Water level indicator
- Water seepage measurement system
- Vibrating wire centre hole load cell
- Readout unit for vibrating wire sensors
- Data acquisition system