UBDC Project Stage-III (85 MW)

Sr. No. Parameter Remarks
1) Location UBDC Hydel Channel Stage-III will take off at RD 65000 (left) of UBDC Main & will  fall into River Beas Down Stream Shally Pattan.
2) Main Features: Two Power Houses shall be set up giving additional Installed Capacity of 85 MUs.
3) No. of Power Houses. 2
4) No. of Units:  PH-I = 3 Units
 PH-II =2 Units
5) Total generating capacity 3×16.4 + 2×18 = 85 MW
6) Gross Head:  PH -I = 17.03 M
 PH-II = 23.195M
7) Type of Development Run off River
8) Commissioning: By the end of 2015-16
9) Cost of Project: Rs. 1088 Crore ( 2009  level)
10) Total Energy Contribution Annually 510 MUs
11) Cost per unit: Rs. 2.49
12) Present Status Project was allocated to M/s Bhilwara Energy Ltd.Noida  for its execution on BOOT basis at agreed tariff of Rs. 2.49 per Kwh. But PPA submitted by the firm was not as per terms and conditions of standard bid guidelines and implementation agreement. In spite of repeated requests from PSPCL, firm was not agreed to rectify the terms and conditions of PPA as per standard bid guidelines and implementation agreement. The developer was repeatedly requested to take up the work of project as per the Implementation Agreement, but firm was reluctant to take up the project in the true spirit of the Implementation Agreement. Ultimately BODs of PSPCL (Erstwhile PSEB) terminated the Implementation Agreement signed with Bhilwara Energy Ltd. Firm was informed regarding termination of implementation Agreement and the EMD amounting to Rs. 25.00  Lakh deposited by the firm was forfeited.
With the approval of competent authority, committee of officers has been constituted to explore the practical feasibility to develop the UBDC Stage-III by PSPCL itself. The committee has been conducting meetings to study the proposed project, it has conducted last meeting on 01.03.2021.