Jul 3 2017 | India Opportunities

Turga Pumped Storage Project

Turga Pumped Storage Project comprising 4x250 MW units is coming up at Ayodhya hills under Baghmundi Block in Purulia District of West Bengal state. The Turga Pumped Storage Project on Turga nala is a closed loop type Pumped Storage Project and envisages utilization of rainfall in the catchment of the Turga Nala in Ayodhya hills for peak power generation for a Pumped Storage type project development. The project envisages construction of Upper Dam (C.A. 8.29 Sq. Km) across Turga Nala, a tributary of Subarnarekha river and a water conductor system with an underground Power House on the downstream of Upper Dam and a Lower Dam having intermediate catchment of 4.37 sq. km (total C.A. 12.66 sq. km). Pre-construction activity has started from October 2016 by Local Consultant, WAPCOS Ltd. The project is estimated to cost Rs 4,500 crore. All the required clearances are in place.


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