BPCL has acquired 4x1.563MW Sattegala Mini Hydel Station from M/s.SLS Power Industries, Bangalore during November 2006. The plant is located across Cauvery River. This station is located between Dhanagere anicut on the upstream and Siva anicut on downstream side. Power station can be reached by road from Bangalore about 140kms distance.

S A L I E N T     F E A T U R E S

Project Model


Location Sattegala village, Kollegala Taluk
District / State Chamarajnagar, Karnataka
Development type Run of the river plant utilizing head at the location.
Installed capacity 6.25 MW (4x1.563)
River Stream / Canal

River Cauvery

Water conductor system

Diversion structure , Forebay, Intake structure, Power house and tailrace channel
Penstock Inlet pipe of 4mtr dia x 6mtr length
Turbines Vertical full Kaplan
Rated Discharge 37.52 cumecs
Rated Head 5 mtr
Generators Synchronous
Power house 42m (L) x 21m (W) x 19.6m (H)
Date of Commissioning June 2007
Annual Generation Potential 35.3 Mu
Equity : Bidder Ratio  
Transmission line (to be setup by BPCL) 66KV Double circuit transmission line to Sattegala Substation about 2kms length