Balimela hydroelectric plant

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Balimela hydroelectric plant is an operating hydroelectric power plant in Chitrakonda, Malkangiri, Odisha, India.

Project Details

Table 1: Project details for Balimela hydroelectric plant

Status Commissioning year Nameplate capacity Turbines Technology type Owner
Operating[1][2] 1973[2] 510 MW[1][2] 6 x 60 MW; 2 x 75 MW[1][2] Conventional storage[2] Odisha Hydro Power CORP LTD[1][2]
Shelved[3][4] 500 MW[3][4] 2 x 250 MW[3][4] Pumped storage[3][4] Odisha Hydro Power CORP LTD[3][4]

Location

Table 2: Location details for Balimela hydroelectric plant

Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Chitrakonda, Malkangiri, Odisha, India[5] 18.1396, 82.1221 (exact)[5]
Malkangiri district, Odisha, India[3] 18.3380, 81.8759 (approximate)[3]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 https://web.archive.org/web/20221001060113/https://www.ohpcltd.com/Balimela/Index. Archived from the original on October 01, 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 CEA (October 31, 2022). "List of Hydro Electric Stations in the Country". HPI Report - Central Electricity Authority.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 (PDF) http://environmentclearance.nic.in/writereaddata/Online/TOR/09_Oct_2019_112819413XDSUG7ANPROJECTSUMMARY.pdf. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 https://web.archive.org/web/20221001035608/https://www.ohpcltd.com/Home/Projects. Archived from the original on October 01, 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Global Power Plant Database - Data". World Resources Institute. June 24, 2021. Archived from the original on July 13, 2021. Retrieved February 16, 2022.