Hitachi Energy to power the biggest HEP in Jammu and Kashmir

Hitachi Energy is powering the 1,000 MW PakalDulpower project, situated on the Marusudar which is the biggest hydroelectric project (HEP) in Jammu and Kashmir.

It constitutes a 548-feet-tall concrete-face rockfill dam and has an underground powerhouse, capable of generating 1,000 MW of green electricity. The site is operated by Germany-based Voith Hydro. The power plant is expected to be completed by 2025.The design of the transformers took into account stringent constraints on weight and dimensions to ensure safe transport within the hilly terrain. The control and protection solution, a critical system in any power network, was chosen by the customer for its high reliability and flexibility. It is based on advanced communication protocols and is compliant with the latest cybersecurity standards for power systems.


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