New Delhi/Rishikesh: THDC India Limited has achieved a significant milestone with the successful boxing up of the second unit (U#6- 250 MW variable speed pump turbine) of 1000 MW Tehri Pumped Storage Project (PSP) on December 26.
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THDC's Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) RK Vishnoi congratulated the PSP team, emphasizing that this major achievement marks a crucial step towards commissioning the nation’s first variable speed pumped storage project of 1000 MW.
Vishnoi commended the dedicated efforts of the THDC team of Tehri PSP and extended congratulations for their sincere and concerted efforts for achieving this milestone. He stated that the THDC team is known for setting new benchmarks in the Hydro-sector and consistently achieving targets in the face of challenges.
Vishnoi added that Tehri PSP has been envisaged to generate 1000 MW of peaking power for enhancing system reliability and also to provide a balancing load to the thermal and renewable generation during off-peak hours. The reservoir created by the Tehri Dam and Koteshwar Dam would function as an upstream and downstream reservoir for Pump Storage Plant. This Plant in a big way will contribute to stabilization by meet the Peak Load and balancing requirements.
The event was attended by THDC's Executive Director (Tehri Complex & APP) LP Joshi along with other senior officers of THDC India and Consortium of GEPIL, HCC and GEHF.
Besides this, Tehri PSP team also achieved another milestone with the successful lowering of the Runner of Final Unit-U#8 (250 MW Variable Speed Pump Turbine) of the 1000 MW Tehri Pumped Storage Project (PSP) on December 22.