Small Hydro Power Programme
STATE GOVT. POLICIES
Government of Maharashtra vide its order dated.08.12.2005 has
given mandate to MEDA for developing Small hydro power projects
up to 5 MW capacity on Run of River (ROR), Waterfalls and Kolhapur
Type (KT) weir, in Maharashtra.
The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory
Commission (MERC) has declared an attractive tariff
for Small hydro power projects on 9.11.2005. As per
this order the 1st year tariff is Rs.2.84/unit, which
will increase by Rs.0.03/unit every year up to next
10th year. The other highlights of the MERC order for
SHP is as below
Wheeling Charges 2 %
Transmission losses 5 %
Supervision Charges 15 %
B) PROGRAMME IMPLEMEATION POLICY
GoM vide its GR dated.8.12.2005 have permitted
MEDA to develop Small hydro power projects up to 5 MW based
on Run of River (ROR), Waterfalls and Kolhapur Type (KT) weirs.
C) PRESENT PROGRESS.
1. MEDA has primarily identified potential
hydro power sites for electrification of remote villages in
tribal areas of Maharashtra & prepared Master plan.
2. MEDA has primarily identified 5 potential hydro power sites
of 1 to 5 MW (Grid connect) in tribal area and prepared pre-feasibility
reports for development of it through private promoter.
3. MEDA has prepared DPR for setting up Small hydro power project
on KT weir at Chincholi (Tal. Walawa) & Mangale-Sawarde
(Tal.Shirala) in Dist.Sangli.
4. MEDA has also carried out detailed survey and investigation
for setting up SHP project at Thugaon (Dist. Pune), Thoseghar
(Dist. Satara) and Gangapur (Dist. Nashik).
5. MEDA has completed the work of collecting river gauging data
at 10 locations for setting up Small hydro project from 1 to
5 MW (Grid connected) in tribal area.
6. MEDA has identified more than 60 potential hydro power sites
in non tribal area.
D) PROJECTS TAKEN UP
Under Special action plan of Tribal
development department for Dhadgaon & Akkalkuwa
Tahsils in Nandurbar district, MEDA is executing micro
hydro power project of 30 KW (2X 15 Kw) capacity at
Village Asli in Dist. Nandurbar. Power generated from
this project will be utilized for electrification of
about 500-550 households in nearby padas.
OF PRE-FEASIBILITY SITES FOR SMALL HYDRO PROJECTS (Non
OF FEASIBILITY REPORTS PREPARED FOR PRIMARILY IDENTIFIED
POTENTIAL SHP SITES (GRID CONNECTED) IN TRIBAL AREA
OF PRIMARILY IDENTIFIED POTENTIAL SHP SITES (GRID CONNECTED)
IN TRIBAL AREA OF MAHARASHTRA