Mini – Micro Hydel

The works related to a number of Mini & Micro Hydel Project at North Bengal shall be taken up in hand. The Governing Body, WBREDA in its meeting has been decided that due to law an order problems in Darjeeling District, all small micro and mini hydel projects should be dropped.

Mini-Micro-Small Hydro Electric Project Under WBSEDCL in Operation

Sl. No. Name of the Project Location Installed capacity (in kW) Year of Commissioning
1 Little Rangit SHP Bijonbari, Darjeeling (2 x 1000) = 2000  1970 & 1972
2 Sidrabong SHP Darjeeling (3 x 200) = 600 1897
3 Richington SHP Kurseong, Darjeeling (2 x 1000) = 2000 1979
4 Mungopoo-Kalikhola SHP Darjeeling (3 x 1000) = 3000 2003-2004
5 Phazi SHP Kurseong, Darjeeling (400 + 448 + 1200) = 2448 1957, 1957, 1982 & 1995
Total 10,048
Recent Development
  • The power demand in Sagar Island is, at present, met from Solar PV Power of aggregate capacity about 250 kW and from a diesel generator power system of capacity 400 kW. The total number of consumer in Sagar Island is to the tune of 1500 now.

    However, there are a large number of prospective consumers, who are awaiting for electric power.Under such circumstances,WBREDA has decided to set up a Wind-Diesel Hybrid power Plant of capacity 500 kW to cater the need of the Island people. [ more ]

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