New Delhi, November 10 (Language) The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has given its approval to the detailed project report (DPR) of SJVN Limited for two hydropower projects worth about Rs 40,000 crore.
While the Attalin Hydroelectric Project (HEP) is of 3,097 MW, the Attunali HEP is of 680 MW, SJVN said in a statement on Friday.
“CEA has approved the DPR of 3,097 MW Atalin HEP and 680 MW Atunli HEP,” the company said. CEA has also extended the validity of the said consent.”
The project cost of Atalin HEP at March, 2022 price level is Rs 32,813 crore and for Atunli HEP it is Rs 6,866 crore.
Atalin HEP is the largest hydropower project under construction in the country.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the company and the Government of Arunachal Pradesh to execute these five hydropower projects in August, 2023.
Language Anurag Raman