3rd unit of Kishanganga successfully synchronised

The third unit of Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project at Bandipora has been successfully synchronized with grid, a statement by NHPC said on Saturday.
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The third unit of Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project at Bandipora has been successfully synchronized with grid, a statement by NHPC said on Saturday.  

"The unit has achieved its rated full load successfully and it marks the commissioning of all three units of the project with total capcity of 330-MW since the first and second units have already been commissioned on 13 March and 21 March," said the statement. 

It said the project envisages diversion of water of Kishanganga river to underground power house through 23.25 KM long head race tunnel to generate 1713 million units per annum. 

Apart from many states which would be the project's energy beneficiaries, 12 percent free power generated from the project shall be provided to Jammu and Kashmir, said the statement.

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