Bhakra Beas Management Board

Bhakra Beas Management Board

Dehar Power House

Dehar Power House with installed capacity of 990 MW (6x165 MW) is a run-of-the-river project also having buffer storage. The Power House is the culmination of a long water conductor system comprising two Tunnels and an open Hydel Channel connecting the mighty rivers of Beas and Satluj. Despite metallurgical breakthroughs, the heavy siltation makes the operation and maintenance of this Power House challenging task necessitating capital maintenance of two machines every year as a regular feature. This project generates a total of 990 MWs power from its power stations.

Dehar Power House

Pandoh Dam 

Type of Dam Earth-cum-rock fill
Height above deepest foundation 76.2 m (250 ft)
Seismological condition Located in highly seismic zone
Maximum Reservoir Level EL896.42 m (2941 ft)
Gross storage capacity 41 Million Cum (33,240 acre ft)

River Diversion Tunnel

No. of tunnels 1
Length 644.15 m (2178.96 ft)
Discharge 563.5 cumecs (19,900 cusecs)

Power Plant

Installed capacity 6 X 165 MW
Type of turbine Vertical shaft, Francis Type
Speed 300 r.p.m.
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