NCL Energy Ltd, has executed its next unit in Karnataka State. The Company has investigated and identified the source of harnessing the water releases from right bank high level canal of Tungabhadra dam for power generation.
Tungabhadra dam is one of the magnificent works completed during early years of Independent India.
This is a multipurpose dam with storage potential of 230 TMC shared by Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh States.
The reservoir has two canals on the left side and two canals on the right side. In addition there is one more canal on right side called Rayabasvanna canal for catering to riparian ayacut.
Based on techno economic studies 3 Nos. of 2650 K.W. generators with a rated discharge of 1200 cusecs were installed in the scheme.
Construction of the powerhouse abutting the toe of the old masonry dam was challenging job requiring utmost care and high precision.
NCL’s project team could tackle the work very successfully.