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Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Ltd.

A Gold rated State PSU( A Govt. of Odisha Undertaking )

Powering Green Energy
Sh Hemant Sharma, IAS
Commissioner-cum- Secretary to Govt.,
Deptt of Energy, Chairman-cum-Managing Director,
OHPC Ltd.

Salient Features

1. Name of the Power Station - Upper Kolab Power House
2. Name of the River - Kolab    
3. Location        
  (I) State - odisha    
  (ii) Nearest town - Jeypore    
  (iii) Distance - 5 kms. From Jeypore  
4. Total Installed Capacity        
  (i) No. of  existing Units - 4 (Four)    
  (ii) Capacity of each Unit - 80 MW    
  (iii)Total capacity - 320 MW    
5. Reservoir / Pondage        
  i) Name of the Dam - Kolab Dam    
  ii) Type of Dam - Straight Masonary Gravity
  iii) Height of Dam - 54.50 Mts.    
  iv) Length of Dam - 630.5 Mts.    
  v) Catchment area - 1630 Sq. Km.  
  vi)  Average Annual Inflow - 1803 M cum.  
  vii)  FRL / MWL - 858 Mts.    
  vii)  MDDL - 844 Mts.    
  viii) Gross Stograge capacity        
        (a) Gross - 1215 M cum.  
        (b) Dead - 280 M cum.  
        ( c) Live - 935 M cum.  
6. Water Turbine        
  I) Number - 4 (Four)    
  ii) Type - Vertical Francis  
  iii) Make - BHEL, India  
  iv) Net Head        
     (I)  Maxl. Head - 265.73 mts.  
     (ii) Minimum - 241.72 mts.  
     (iii) Rated - 241.72 mts.  
     (iv) Design head - 253.0 mts.    
  v) Normal Speed - 428.6 rpm.    
  vi) Runaway Speed - 750 rpm    
  vii) Dia of Runner - 2.06 mt.    
7. Tail race        
  Type of Tunnel / Channel - Channel    
           
8. Generators        
  I)   No. of Units - 4 (Four)    
  ii)  Type - Suspension  
  iii) Make - M/s BHEL, India  
  iv) Voltage - 11 KV    
  vi) Current - 4665 Amp.    
  vii) Power factor - 0.9 lag    
  viii) Speed - 428.6 rpm    
  ix) Excitation System - Static