State-owned hydro power generator NHPC Ltd’s 330-mw Kishanganga power plant is likely to be commissioned in six months while the 880-mw Parbati –II hydro project will begin operations by October next year, Union power minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday.
The two projects in Jammu & Kashmir are scheduled to generate 4458.69 million units additional power once operational, he said in in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.
Goyal said 41 hydropower plants of above 25 mw capacity, aggregating to 11792.5 mw are under construction in the country. All these under construction projects are behind schedule due to various reasons including natural calamities, geological factors, delays in forest clearances and land acquisition and law and order problems, the minister said. Read More…
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