Karcham Wangtoo Plant
 
 

The Country’s Largest Private Sector Hydro-plant

Commissioned on 13th September 2011, the Karcham Wangtoo plant is located on river Satluj in District Kinnaur of Himachal Pradesh, and has a generating capacity of 1091MW. Its diversion dam is located at village Karcham and the powerhouse is located near village Wangtoo on NH-5.

The power to Empower

  • The concrete gravity dam used to generate power is 88m high, 53 m of which is below the riverbed level
  • The plant’s pressure shafts feed four generating units of 250MW each, installed in an underground powerhouse at Wangtoo
  • The project comprises of 44.60 km of tunneling in the Himalayan geology

Resourcefulness Amplified

We make sure we utilise resources at the Karcham Wangtoo plant to their true potential, to yield the best results.
 
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INNOVATIONS

Awards

  • Best Operating Hydro Power Plant from IPPAI (Independent Power Producer Association of India) – 2nd Runners-Up for the Year 2015-16.
  • National Award for Outstanding Performance from the Ministry of Power, Govt. of India for the Year 2013-14.