Bhakra Left hydroelectric plant

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Bhakra Left hydroelectric plant is an operating hydroelectric power plant in Himachal Pradesh, India.

Project Details

Table 1: Project details for Bhakra Left hydroelectric plant

Status Commissioning year Nameplate capacity Turbines Technology type Owner
Operating[1] 1960[1] 612 MW[1][2] 1 x 108 MW; 4 x 126 MW[1] Conventional storage[1] Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB)[1]


Table 2: Location details for Bhakra Left hydroelectric plant

Location River Complex Coordinates (WGS 84)
Himachal Pradesh, India[3] Satluj River[4] Bhakra Complex[4][1][2] 31.4107, 76.4328 (exact)[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 CEA (October 31, 2022). "List of Hydro Electric Stations in the Country". HPI Report - Central Electricity Authority.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Archived from the original on 29 June 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Global Power Plant Database - Data". World Resources Institute. June 24, 2021. Archived from the original on July 13, 2021. Retrieved February 16, 2022.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Archived from the original on 09 December 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)