The Tidong River
Allain Duhangan hydropower plant
Commercial operation of the 192 MW run-of-the-river hydropower plant, Allain Duhangan, began in April 2010. The plant is located in the steep terrain of the Himalayas in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh.
2010Entered into operation
192 MWInstalled capacity
802 GWhAnnual production
Allain Duhangan harnesses the potential of 850m head by diverting the water of Allain and Duhangan rivers. The water is transferred through two separate intakes, two water conveyance tunnels, a long pressure shaft of 1,587m and an underground power house. The plant also has a dedicated double circuit transmission line of 175 km.
The plant is operated as a peaking plant from November to May and as a base load plant during the summer and rainy season from June to October.
The company is certified in ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001. These certifications underline the company’s efforts within quality of generation, supply of dependable power to our customers, preventing pollution, ensuring a safe workplace and caring for the health of our employees.
In 2013, Allain Duhangan was awarded the runners-up award for Best Hydro Power project by Power Line Awards. The award was presented by Mr Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, then Minister of State with independent charge for Power.
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