Kiru Hydro Electric Project

Kiru Hydro Electric Project

Introduction

Capacity : 624 MW
River : Chenab
Location : Village Kiru Distt. Kisthwar of J&K and is about 40 kms from kishtwar.
Dam : Concrete Gravity dam, 135 m high above deepest foundation level.
Intake : 4 nos.
Water conductor system : 4 Nos. 5.5 m dia each length varying from 316m to 322m Circular shaped Pressure Shafts/Penstock.
Power house : Underground
No. of unit & size : 4 units of 156 MW each (624 MW)
Tail Race Tunnel : 4 nos, length varying from 165 mtr to 190 mtr, 7.0 mtr dia each
Annual Energy Generation : 2363.55 MUs. (in a 90% dependable year)