Published On:March 22 2010
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Indian power companies planning to develop four projects
State-run power firms are planning to develop four projects in Bhutan as a means of harnessing the country's hydroelectric potential.
National Hydroelectric Power Corp. Ltd (NHPC), NTPC Ltd, Tehri Hydro Development Corp. Ltd (THDC) and Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) plan to develop the projects with a combined capacity of 3,000MW through joint ventures, and import the bulk of the power generated back to India.
NTPC also planning to develop the 600MW Amochu project in Bhutan either through ownership or joint venture route
NHPC have submitted the detailed project report for Mangnechu project and are preparing the DPRs for 670MW Chamkharchhu and 1,800MW Kuri-Gongri hydroelectric projects in Bhutan.