NHPC Limited, India’s premier hydropower company has recently facilitated the smooth conduction of the initial trial run of Unit No. 2 of 1200 MW Teesta-III hydroelectric project in Sikkim.
As per the agreement signed between NHPC and Teesta Urja (A Government of Sikkim Enterprise), NHPC will be providing Project Management Consultancy Services (PMC) for the balance works of this project, a SPV created for implementation of this project.
Since the execution of PMC services by NHPC in December 2015, most of the critical activities pertaining to commissioning of Teesta-III project have been completed. The reservoir filling for the project has been started and further tests and balance works are in active progress.