Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (HPPCL) was incorporated in December, 2006 under the Companies Act 1956, with the objective to plan, promote and organize the development of power generation on behalf of Government of Himachal Pradesh (GoHP). Target of HPPCL is to develop 281 MW Power generating capacity by March, 2021 and 861 MW by the year 2024.
Presently there are 22 Hydro Electric Projects allotted by the GoHP for development under state sector to HPPCL with aggregate installed capacity of 2817 MW. HPPCL has also been a nodal agency for development of Kishau Multipurpose Project (660 MW) to be executed through a Special Purpose Vehicle of Govt. of Himachal Pradesh and Govt. of Uttarakhand. Himachal Pradesh has 50% share in the project thereby making the total alloted potential of 3147 MW.
HPPCL has set up a Solar Power Prooject of 5 MW at Berra Dol, near Shri Naina Devi Ji Shrine in District Bilaspur and same has been successfully synchronized with grid on 07.12.2018. The Berra Dol Solar Power Project (5 MW) was commissioned on 4th January, 2019 and was inaugurated on 20.02.2019 by Hon'ble Chief Minister, Himachal Pradesh.
HPPCL is also in the process of setting up a 10 MW Solar Power Project at Aghlor in Distt. Una of Himachal Pradesh.
Last Updated On 20/04/2022