Small / Mini / Micro Hydro Power Development

Objective: In order to promote hydro potentiality of power sector of the State and to meet the deficit in power supply position, private developers have been encouraged to invest in Small / Mini / Micro Hydro Power Projects in the State. For the purpose, the project areas have been identified in different rivers, canals and tributaries.

Funds flow arrangement: The projects will be implemented by the developers by their own initiative and self-fund flow arrangements.

Implementation Status: In order to establish Small / Mini / Micro Hydro Power Projects, 36 MOUs have been signed with the developers with an installed capacity of around 484 MW power. Out of 36 projects, 3 nos. of Hydro Electrical projects have been completed supplying 57 MW power to the State.

Project Monitoring Mechanism: Since the Government of Odisha have signed MOUs with those developers of Small / Mini / Micro Hydro Power Projects, it reviews the progress of work and also helps in eradicating the bottle-necks the developers face in implementation of the projects.

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