Kwar Hydro Electric Project

Kwar Hydro Electric Project

Introduction

Capacity : 540 MW
River : Chenab
Location : Distt. Kishtwar, J&K is 31 kms from Kishtwar.
Dam :Concrete gravity dam,109 m high above deepest foundation level .
Intake : 04 nos.
Water conductor system : 04 nos., 5.65 m dia underground circular steel lined Pressure Shafts, length 750 m each.
Power house : Underground
No. of unit & size : 4 units of 135 MW each (540 MW)
Tail Race Tunnel : 2 nos, Approx 2.6 km and 2.8 km in length, 9.5 mtr dia each
Annual Energy Generation : 1975.54 MUs (in a 90% dependable year)