NHPC completes 40 MW Teesta hydro-electric project
National Hydroelectric Power Corporation announced the successful completion of its Teesta Low Dam H.E. Project, Stage – IV located in West Bengal on Thursday.
The successful trial run of the hydro-electric project with an installed capacity of 40 MW for continuous 20.08 hours was completed on dated August 15.
“The unit is hereby declared under commercial operation w.e.f. August 19, 2016. Accordingly, the Declaration of Commercial Operation (COD) of the Power Station is also declared w.e.f. August 19, 2016," the company said in a statement.
NHPC Limited is an Indian Hydropower generation company that was incorporated in the year 1975.
The company has stated that 100% Power generated from TLDP-IV has been allocated to the state of West Bengal and the same shall be supplied through West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL).
Shares of the company were trading up 0.18% at Rs 27.30 per share.