SJVN Ltd Commissions 412 MW Rampur Hydro Electric Project

Sunday, 23 March 2014 08:12 Lathish PV

SVJNLThe 412 MW Rampur Hydro Electric Project of SJVN Limited, located on river Satluj in Himachal Pradesh, commenced power generation on March 20, 2014 with the synchronization of its first 68.67 MW unit with the northern grid. The mechanical wet spinning of Unit-I and Unit-II of the Project had been successfully achieved on March, 4 & 5, 2014 respectively.

It is expected that all the six (6) vertical axis Francis turbine units each of 68.67 MW will be progressively commissioned within the next three (3) months.

On completion the project will generate 1770 million units of electricity per annum, 30% of which will be supplied to home state Himachal Pradesh, which is the Company's equity partner, in addition to 12% free power. The balance power, will be supplied to the northern grid states namely Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chandigarh & Delhi.

Shares of SJVN Ltd was last trading in BSE at Rs.20.9 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 20.7. The total number of shares traded during the day was 100482 in over 415 trades.

The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 21.25 and intraday low of 20.7. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 2107459.

Source- PTI