The civil and hydromechanical works of the project will be executed through a consortium led by L&T, under a stringent timeline of 30 months. Upon completion, the project will be one of the largest clean energy projects of its kind in India.
The Gandhisagar Pumped Storage Project, designed to meet a pumped storage capacity of 10,080 MWhr, envisages creation of an upper reservoir near Khemla block village, (about 75 km from Neemuch, Madhya Pradesh) while the existing Gandhisagar reservoir will be the lower reservoir.
The project involves constructing an upper dam (to form the upper reservoir), intake structure with approach channel, steel lined buried penstock/ pressure shaft (vertical & horizontal), surface powerhouse, draft tube tunnel, tailrace outlet structure, tailrace channel, etc.
In Q2/FY23, Greenko Group awarded electro-mechanical works of the project to Andritz Hydro.