Shivapur Hydel Plant is a 18 MW power station located on the Tungabhadra left bank canal near Hospet in Karnataka, India. This is a first Hydel Power Project to be commissioned in the private sector in post independence era that has turned out a plant availability factor of 98% consistently. The station supplies power to high tension industrial consumers utilizing the KPTCL (Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Ltd) grid, under a wheeling and banking arrangement.

The Shivapur Plant has been awarded the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification. With a complete adherence to the quality, health, workplace aesthetics and safety policies, Shivapur is a tribute to the BPCL's project management capability.

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Shivapur, 16th km on Tungabhadra left bank canal

District Koppal
Development type Canal drop power house
Installed capacity 2 x 9 MW
River Stream Tungabhadra
Water conductor system

Shivapur Dam-Masonry dam with Central spill way

Spillway gates 5 in number
Penstock 2 in number
Turbines 2 Nos Vertical Kaplan
Rated Discharge 57 cumecs
Rated Head 17.85 m
Generators 2 Nos Synchronous type
Power house 51 m (L) x 16.4m(B) x 33 m (H)
Commissioned November 1992


Hosabandi Harlapur - Post,
Koppal Taluk, KOPPAL District. - 583 234
Plant i/c : Mr. H. Rajashekar
Mobile No : 9901410030
Phone No : 08539- 265894 /265889 / 265908
Control room : 9483869791
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