Located near Patan, in Maharashtra’s Satara district, close to the Koyna River, the Koyna Hydroelectric Project is India’s largest completed hydroelectric power plant with a capacity of 1,960MW.
Which is the first hydroelectric project in India?
The 4.5 megawatt hydroelectric power station near Sivasamudram falls of the Cauvery in Karnataka was the first major power station in India.
What are the top 3 countries using hydroelectric power?
Top five hydropower producing countries in the world
- China – 341.1GW. With a total capacity of 341.1GW in 2017, China is the leading producer of hydropower in the world. …
- US – 102GW. …
- Brazil – 100GW. …
- Canada – 81.4GW. …
- Russia – 51.1GW.
Which state is the largest producer of electricity in India?
The state of Maharashtra is at the top position in installed electricity generation capacity in India.
Who built Koyna Dam?
Hint: The Koyna dam was built by the Maharashtra government. After the Ganga, Godavari and Brahmaputra, the river is India’s fourth largest river in terms of water inflows and river basin area. Before entering Telangana State, it flows through the state of Karnataka.