Bhakra Beas Management Board

Bhakra Beas Management Board

Kotla Power House

Kotla Power House is also a run-of-the-river  Power House. This Power House is on the Nangal Hydel Channel, originating from the Nangal Dam and is in operation since 1954. Present installed capacity of power house is 77.34 MW (1x28.94+2x24.20).

Kotla Power House


Height 29 m (95 feet)
Length 304.8 m (1000 feet)

Nangal Hydel Channel

Length of Nangal Hydel Channel 61.06 km 
Discharge 354 cumecs (12500 cusecs)

Kotla Power House

No. of Units 3
Installed capacity 77.34 MW
1 x 28.94 MW +2 x 24.2 MW
Type of turbine Vertical shaft, Kaplan Type (#2) Propeller Type (#1 & 3)
Speed 166.7 r.p.m.
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