BHEL unveils hydro-electric project in Mizoram
Bharat Heavy electricals limited has commissioned the first unit of Tuirial hydro-electric project in Mizoram. This is the first large-rating hydro power project in Mizoram.
The greenfield project is being set up by the North eastern electric Power corporation limited (Neepco) on the river Tuirial. Power generation from Tuirial HEP will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help achieve a low carbon development path for the nation.
The entire installed hydro capacity of Neepco of 755 MW has been supplied and commissioned by Bhel. The other hydro project of Neepco currently under execution by Bhel is the Kameng HEP in arunachal Pradesh.
in the northeastern states, Bhel has installed around 3,100 MW of power generating capacity, accounting for more than 75 percent of the total installed capacity in the region including the 726 MW gasbased Palatana power project in Tripura.