The Govt. in March, 1994 approved the implementation of Tehri Dam & HPP (1000 MW) along with committed works of Koteshwar HEP and essential works of Tehri PSP, as Stage-I of Tehri Power Complex. With the synchronization 4th unit of 250 MW in March-07, Tehri Power Station has become fully operation with installed capacity of 1000 MW. The Corporation entered into an era of providing much needed peaking power to the Northern Grid. This project has become the landmark and pride of the Nation as a whole.
The 400 MW Koteshwar HEP, was approved by Govt. in April,2000 and the work has progressed in right earnest and after completion of major excavation work in Dam & Spillway, Stiling Basin and Power Intake area, the concreting was started and is progressing in full swing.
Investment approval for Tehri PSP (1000 MW) has been accorded by the Govt. in July06 at an estimated project cost of Rs. 1657.60 Cr. (at Dec05 Price Level) with Debt Equity ratio of 70:30. The essential works of Tehri PSP have already been completed with Tehri Dam & HPP Stage-I. The process of award of major works is in progress.