20 micro/mini hydel projects to come up in Orissa


State government of orissa has cleared as many as 20 micro/mini hydel projects proposed to be developed in the state. The total genarating capacity is estimated at 251. 2 MW.

The list of projects and the promoters.

1. The Orissa Power Consortium – Samal barrage hydel project (20 MW) & Jalaput dam project (18 MW)
2. Ispat Alloys – Chheligarh project (17 MW).
3. Meenakshi Power – Middle Kolab (25 MW) and Lower Kolab (12 MW)
4. Venus Energy-Lower Machhakund (20 MW)
5. Kakatiya Chemicals – Bargarh head regulator project (9 MW)
6. The Sarvani Energy – Dumajhori hydel project (12 MW),
7. Sidheswari Power Generation -Kharagpur (10 MW),
8. Avantika Power Projects -Jamjhori project (15 MW),
9. Sileru Power Generation -Saheed Laxman Nayak hydel project (25 MW),
10. Arun Power Project – Hatipathar (10 MW).
11. The Jeypore Hycor Project -Jeypore main canal hydel project (6 MW),
12. Salandi Hydro Power-Salandi dam toe project
13. Avantika Contractors-Sindhiguda (7.5 MW) & Salimi (7.5 MW)
14. Rungta Limited -Indravati I (2 MW) & Indravati-II (1.5 MW).

These projects are in various stages of implementation.

Contact address :

Government of Orissa, Office of the Principal Secretary to Government, Department of Energy, Sachivalaya Marg, Bhubaneswar-1. Tel : 0674-2322240. Fax : 0674-2403175. Email :energy@ori.nic.in