Published On:April 6 2011
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SJVN to submit reports on two Bhutan projs this year
State-run SJVN plans to submit detailed reports on the 650 MW Kolongchu and the 600 MW Wangchu power projects in Bhutan to the neighbouring country's government this year.
The Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for Kolongchu project is expected to be ready by June while that for Wangchu by December.
The company would submit the DPRs to the Bhutanese government. the company would also diversify into power transmission with the 900 MW Arun-III hydroelectric power project in Nepal. The project would be executed on Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis.
However, further details of the project were not disclosed.
Arun-III project was bagged by SJVN in March 2008 through open global bidding. The plant is to come up in Sankhuwasabha district of Nepal.
Apart from these three, SJVN is also implementing seven other projects, including the 412 MW Rampur power project, which is expected to be complete by September 2013.
The company expects to generate 6,900 million units of power in the current fiscal, as per its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Power.
The agreement includes targets for 775 MW Luhri, 66 MW Dhaulasidh (Himachal Pradesh), 60 MW Naitwar Mori and 51 MW Jakhol Sankri (Uttarakhand) projects.
SJVN''s 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri plant generated 7,140 million units of power in the 2010-11 fisca