The first 50 MW unit of 100 MW Sainj Hydro Power project of Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (HPPCL) today commissioned and synchronised with northern grid through Parvati-Kol Dam transmission line.
The impounding of water in the reservoir was started on February 2 this year and mechanical testing was done successfully on April 25.
The second unit of 50 MW would also be commissioned soon and the project would produce 322 million units of electricity every year accruing an income of Rs 100 crore to the state government. Read more
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