NHDC to assemble 525 MW pumped storage energy challenge in Madhya Pradesh

New Delhi: Narmada Hydroelectric Growth Company Ltd. (NHDC Ltd.) on Friday introduced plans to assemble a 525 MW pumped storage energy challenge close to the Indira Sagar Dam in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh.

The development of the challenge is estimated to price Rs. 4,200 crore. It goals to handle the rising peak hour vitality demand of the state by using the present reservoirs of the Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar of the Indira Sagar Venture.

“With the elevated renewable vitality generated by this Pumped Storage Venture, the vitality wants of the state will be met throughout peak vitality hours (morning and night). The challenge will generate 1,226.93 million items of vitality throughout peak hours,” the ministry of energy mentioned.

NHDC Ltd. is a three way partnership of NHPC Ltd. and authorities of Madhya Pradesh.

“There’s a potential for 11.2 GW of Pumped Storage Tasks within the state of Madhya Pradesh. At current, two energy stations of NHDC Restricted, particularly Indira Sagar Energy Station (1000 MW) and Omkareshwar Energy Station (520 MW) are in operation within the Khandwa district,” the ministry mentioned. “one hundred pc of the ability produced by these energy stations are provided to the state of Madhya Pradesh.”

In response to the ministry, NHDC plans to make the state a inexperienced state by the manufacturing of inexperienced vitality with building of solar energy tasks. Development of 8 MW photo voltaic challenge within the historic metropolis of Sanchi and of 88 MW floating Photo voltaic Venture on Omkareshwar Reservoir is in progress.


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Up to date: 09 Jun 2023, 04:07 PM IST