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Project No :187613
Project Title :Dhaulasidh Hydro Electric Project In Himachal Pradesh
Company Name : Government Of Himachal Pradesh
Project Detail :The Dhaulasidh Hydro Electric Project (DHEP) was conceived by the Himachal Pradesh Government in 1998 by the then Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, but unfortunately, even after 21 years, the project has not seen the light of day

Significantly, the project was proposed on the horse shoe curve of the Beas and since there was a temple of local deity Dhaulasidh (see pic), it was named Dhaulasidh Hydro Electric Project. It was planned on the flow of the Beas near the temple at Amli village in Nadaun sub-division of Hamirpur district. The aim was to generate hydro electricity and use water for irrigation in adjoining areas of both districts. It was planned that thousands of hectares of land would be brought under integrated irrigation scheme on both river banks to enrich the economy of farmers. The government initially worked on two proposals of power generation, including 50 mW and 66 mW power project. But finally, it was decided to work on the 66 mW proposal

The design

The project is designed to generate power on the run of the river with a small storage that would be utilised for generating power during the lean season. It was estimated that the project had the potential of generating 247 million units of electric energy in a year, if operated to 90 per cent of its capacity

Project Location : Not Classified - Himachal Pradesh - India
Project Industry :Power Plant
Project Estimation :Refer Document
Status :Announced