Tata Power’s Bhivpuri hydro power plant completes 100 years of clean energy generation

Tata Power has celebrated the 100th anniversary of its hydroelectric power plant in Bhivpuri, Raigad district of Maharashtra

The plant produces around 300 MUs of electricity annually and has provided clean energy for over 100 years. The company started building the Bhivpuri Powerhouse in 1916, and commissioned it in 1922, with installed capacity of 48 MW, which was subsequently upgraded to 75 MW including a 72 MW new powerhouse, with three units of 24 MW. It also includes 3 MW tailrace powerhouse comprising two units of 1.5 MW each. The plant now transmits power over 110 kV transmission lines to industries and licensees in the Mumbai metropolis.The milestone reaffirmscompany’s commitment to achieve clean and green energy capacity of 80 per cent by 2030.

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