Tapovan Vishnugad Hydro Electric Project
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The Tapovan Vishnugad Power Plant is a 520 MW run-of-river project on Dhauliganga River in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand, India. The plant is expected to generate approximately 2,558 GWh of electricity per year.
The project consists of four 130 MW Pelton turbines, and a barrage constructed across the Dhauliganga River. The barrage is 22 m high and 200 m long, consisting of four gates measuring 12 m high and 14 m wide each. The river water is diverted into the 12.1 km long headrace tunnel (HRT) via a desilting basin. The HRT has a diameter of 5.6 m. The tailrace tunnel is 493 m long with a diameter of 7 m. The surge tank at the end of HRT will minimize the water hammer during operation. Two pressure shafts with a diameter of 3.6 m each emanates from the surge tank. The project also included an underground powerhouse.
Encardio-rite was awarded the complete sub-contract for the monitoring works including instrumentation of barrage, HRT, underground powerhouse, penstock, and butterfly valve chambers from respective contractors.
Encardio-rite turnkey scope of works included supply, installation, commissioning, calibration etc.
Desilting Chambers :
Himachal Pradesh, India
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