Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Limited’s (OHPC) 600 MW Upper Indravati pump storage project (PSP) has obtained inter-state clearance from the Central Water Commission (CWC).
The project is located in the Kalahandi district of Odisha. The proposal will now be submitted before the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) seeking techno-economic clearance (TEC) after which a detailed project report will be finalised for its execution. The project has four specially designed turbines with generation capacity of 150 MW each. The project will provide 1,040 million units of electricity per annum to the Odisha grid. Apart from Upper Indravati PSP, CWC clearance is sought for 500 MW Balimela PSP in Malkangiri district and 300 MW Upper Kolab PSP in Koraput district of Odisha.