Srisailam Hydroelectric Project

Srisailam Hydroelectric Project


Location: Srisailam, District Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India

Client: Andhra Pradesh Generation Corporation (APGenco)

Contractors: Andhra Pradesh Generation Corporation (APGenco)

The Srisailam Dam constructed across the Krishna River Srisailam project is the 12th largest capacity hydro-electric project in the country. The 512 m long and 145 m high dam was constructed in a deep gorge, approx. 300 m above sea level. The left bank hydroelectric power station generates 6 X 150 MW of power and right bank generates 7 X 110 MW of power.

Encardio-rite carried out the execution of complete monitoring work for the project. We supplied variety of sensors that included an inclinometer, piezometer, multi-point borehole extensometer, vibrating wire joint meter, load cell, borehole stress meter, plumb lines and portable readout units.