Rishikesh, 6 December, 2016: THDC India Limited THDCIL) entered into the Power Purchase Agreement for Dhukwan Small Hydro Project (24 MW), located at Babina in District Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, with Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) on 5th December 2016 at Lucknow. The Agreement was signed by Shri Ajay Mathur, General Manager (Commercial), on behalf of THDC India Limited (THDCIL) and Shri V.P.Srivastava, Chief Engineer (PPA) on behalf of UPPCL. Shri Atul Porwal, AGM, Shri S.Q. Ahmed, Company Secretary and Shri Mridul Dubey, Sr.Manager from THDCIL and Shri S.K.Sinha, Superintending Engineer from UPPCL were also present during signing of PPA.
The signing of Agreement was preceded by several rounds of discussions between THDCIL officials and UPPCL officials. With this, THDCIL has forayed into Small Hydro Electric Power Plants under Renewable Energy segment. Dhukwan SHP (24MW) shall generate approx. 100 MUs of electrical energy annually and shall further strengthen the power position of Uttar Pradesh in particular and the Northern Grid in general.
THDCIL is one of the premier hydro power generators in the country with installed capacity of 1450 MW with commissioning of Tehri Dam & HPP (1000MW), Koteshwar HEP (400MW) and 50MW Wind Power Project at Patan Gujarat to its credit and is bestowed with ‘Mini Ratna’ Category –I & Schedule ‘A’ Status.