Hydroelectric Project In Kinnaur District In Himachal Pradesh

Hydroelectric Project In Kinnaur District In Himachal Pradesh

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The Government of India and the Government of Himachal Pradesh (GOHP) have identified the Sutlej River as an important source of hydropower and have initiated hydroelectric projects along Sutlej and its tributaries. The Sutlej River rises in the Tibetan Plateau, passes via steep valleys and gorges through the Himalayan Mountains and foothills and meets the Arabian Sea across the plains of Northern India and Pakistan. The Karcham-Wangtoo Hydroelectric Project (KWHEP) forms a part of an overall plan of development of the Sutlej river basin hydropower potential proposed by the GOHP. The project is was initially executed by Jaypee Karcham Hydro Corporation Limited (JKHCL), a special purpose vehicle formed by the promoter group Jaiprakash Associates Limited (JAL). From 01/09/2015 onwards, the Himachal Baspa Power Company Ltd has owned the power plant and thus new owner is acting as project proponent for the proposed project activity. The ownership transfer documents are being submitted to D This project was open for public comment from 12 February - 14 March 2018. No comments were received


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