How many power stations are there in Kerala?

At present, 16 major Hydel stations, 15 Small Hydel stations, 2 Thermal stations and one wind farm with total installed capacity of 2186.14 MW are operating under KSEBL.

Which are the other power stations in Kerala?

Power Projects in Kerala

As on 30-09-2015
Sl.No Name of Station Installed Capacity (MW)of station
1 Idukki 6 x 130
2 Sabarigiri 4 x 55 + 2x 60
3 Idamalayar 2 x 37.5

Which is the largest power station in Kerala?

Idukki Hydro Electric Project (IHEP) is the largest hydro electric project in Kerala. Installed capacity of this project is 780 MW. The powerhouse has six generators of 130 MW capacity each .

How many wind power stations are there in Kerala?

Kerala. 55 MW production of wind power is installed in Kerala. The first wind farm of the state was set up in 1997 at Kanjikode in Palakkad district. The agency has identified 16 sites for setting up wind farms through private developers.

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Where is the largest substation in Kerala located?

400 kV substations at Pallipuram – Thiruvananthapuram, Pallikkara – Kochi, Palakkad, and Kozhikode are owned by PGCIL, while 400 kV substation at Madakkathara, Thrissur, is owned by KSEB. 400 kV substation, Madakkathara is the first 400 kV substation in Kerala.

Is Kseb private?

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited has been incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 on 14th January 2011 and started operations as independent company with effect from 1st November-2013.

What is the salary of assistant engineer in Kseb?

Kerala State Electricity Board Salaries

Job Title Salary
Assistant Engineer salaries – 2 salaries reported ₹1,22,982/mo
Substation Operator salaries – 2 salaries reported ₹22,110/mo
Graduate Apprentice Trainee salaries – 2 salaries reported ₹7,997/mo
Engineer salaries – 2 salaries reported ₹85,868/mo

Which is the first hydroelectric power station in Kerala?


Pallivasal is the first hydro electric power station in Kerala.

Which is the biggest diesel power plant of Kseb?

Brahmapuram Diesel Power Plant is a 106.6 MW public sector power station in Kochi, India run by the Kerala State Electricity Board, commissioned in 1997.

Brahmapuram Diesel Power Plant
Units operational 5 x 21.32 MW
Nameplate capacity 106.6 MW Planned: 400 MW
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How many nuclear power plants are there in Kerala?

Allocation of power

Beneficiary Power (MW)
Kerala 266 MW
Puducherry 67 MW
unallotted 300 MW
Total 2,000 MW

Which is the largest wind farm in Kerala?

PALAKKAD: The biggest wind farm in Kerala at Kanjikode, with 22 MW capacity and set up in association with Kinfra Integrated Textile Park, is getting ready for commissioning.

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How many windmills are there in Kutch?

City: Kutch. 24 turbines: Suzlon S97/2100 (power 2 100 kW, diameter 97 m) Total nominal power: 50,400 kW. Operational.

Which state produces highest solar power in India?

Rajasthan has topped in installed capacity of solar energy in India with 7737.95MW as per the state-wise report released by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). The state has added a solar installed capacity of 2348.47MW in 2021 within eight months.

Which is the smallest hydroelectric power station in Kerala?

Small Hydro Electric Projects

Location Dam toe of Kallada Irrigation Dam
Village Thenmala
Taluk Punalur
District Kollam
Installed capacity 15 MW ( 2×7.5 MW)

How many dams in Kerala produce electricity?

Of the 81 dams, the Kerala State Electricity Board owns 59 dams which form 45 reservoirs, the Kerala Irrigation Department owns 20 dams which form 20 reservoirs and the Kerala Water Authority vests the control of 2 dams with 2 reservoirs.

Where does Kerala electricity come from?

Kerala generates power from four sources-hydro power, thermal power, wind power and solar power. Of these, hydel and thermal power generations account for the considerable majority whereas wind and solar power generations make only marginal additions.