State-run hydro power producer NHPC today said its Teesta Low Dam Project-III (TLDP-III) of 132 MW in West Bengal will remain shut for eight days till January 23 for restoration work of GIS.
"TLDP-III (4X33) 132 MW power station in West Bengal shall be under complete shutdown from January 16 to January 23, 2017 for restoration work of GIS (Line-I Bay)," NHPC Ltd informed BSE today.
Teesta Low Dam-III project was entrusted to NHPC on November 15, 2000. The power station is a run of the river scheme with small pondage to harness the hydropower potential of river Teesta in Darjeeling district of West Bengal.
The power station is designed to generate 594.07 million units annually in 90 per cent dependable year. The units I, II,III and IV were commissioned on January 28, January 16, February 24 and March 31, respectively in 2013.
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