Uhl–III Hydro Power Project

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Overview:

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister recently directed officials to make the 100 MW UhlIII hydropower project functional by May next year.

About Uhl–III Hydropower Project:

  • Location: It is located at the Rana Neri Khad River in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.
  • The Project comprises the diversion of tail water of Uhl Stage-II (Bassi), Neri Khad & Rana Khad.
  • Installed capacity: 99.99 MW.
  • The power plant is owned and operated by Beas Valley Power Corporation Limited.
  • The turbine and generator manufacturer of the power plant is Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL India).

Key Facts about Beas Valley Power Corporation Limited:

  • It is a Private Company incorporated on 25 March 2003.
  • It is classified as a State Govt company and is registered at the Registrar of Companies, Himachal Pradesh.
  • It is involved in the production, collection and distribution of electricity.

 


Q1) What is Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL India)?

BHEL is one of the largest engineering and manufacturing companies of its kind in India engaged in design, engineering, construction, testing, commissioning and servicing of a wide range of products and services with over 180 product offerings to meet the ever-growing needs of the core sectors of economy.

Source: Himachal Pradesh CM directs officials to make Uhl-III hydropower project functional by May 2024