Continuous rain have disrupted power generation in three major hydroelectricity power projects — 1,500-megawatt Nathpa-Jhakri, 1,091-megawatt Karcham-Wangtoo and 412 megawatt Rampur hydro power plants.
Shutting down of these three hydel projects will lead to power shortage of 3,200 megawatt in the country’ s northern grid as they are the biggest electricity suppliers to the grid.
They were shut as torrential rain in Sutlej catchment area led to heavy silt deposit in the dams of the power projects. Read More
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