Tata Power commissions Dagachhu project Unit-II

Our Bureau Mumbai | Updated on March 17, 2015 Published on March 17, 2015

Tata Power said it has commissioned the second unit of 63 MW of its 126 MW Dagachhu Hydro Power Corporation (DHPC) in Bhutan.

DHPC has a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Tata Power Trading Company Ltd (TPTCL) and the power generated by the project will be sold in the Indian power market.

The Dagachhu project is a joint venture between Tata Power, Druk Green Power Corporation (owned by the Bhutan Government) and National Pension & Provident Fund of Bhutan. It is a run of river hydro project located in Dagana Dzongkhag, Bhutan.

The first unit also of 63 MW was commissioned in February.

With the commissioning of the project, Tata Power’s total hydro generation capacity now stands at 576 MW and the overall capacity 8747 MW.

Anil Sardana, CEO and Managing Director, Tata Power, said, “With Tata Power’s centenary year’s celebrations, we had committed to 120 MW of hydro power this year and we have achieved the same. We now aim to develop another new project of another 450 MW in 2015”

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Published on March 17, 2015
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