NHPC restores Uri-II

State-owned NHPC today said that Uri-II power station in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir has been completely restored.
“URI-II power station has been completely restored on August 2, 2015 after a fire incident occurred on November 20, 2014,” NHPC said in a regulatory filing.
The four units of the Uri-II power station were shut following a fire incident in November last year.
Unit-3 of the power station was restored on July 12, while Unit-4 and Unit-1 of the plant were restored on June 15 and June 17, respectively.
Uri-II power station (4X 60MW) is a run-of-the-river project located in Uri Tehsil of Baramulla district.
The project is designed to make use of Jhelum waters at a gross head of about 130m following the discharge of Uri-I tail water upstream.
The powerhouse cavern of the plant is 133m long, 15m wide and 40m high. It accommodates four Francis vertical turbines of 60 MW capacity each.
The power station is close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and is designed to generate 1,124 million units in a 90 per cent dependable year. (PTI)


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