EEE: Industrial Visit to Varahi Hydroelectric Project

Sep 28, 2016

The Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering organized an industrial visit to Varahi Hydro-Electric Project - Varahi on 28th September 2016 for the final year students. The visit was aimed at enhancing the knowledge & visualization of hydroelectric power plant. Mr Zaheer Ahmed, Asst. Engineer at KPCL - Varahi, welcomed the students and Faculty. The blue print of the entire power plant along with a video was explained to the students. Mr Ahmed stated that Varahi hydro power plant has an installed capacity of 230 MW each at stage I and stage II, contributing a total of 1100 MU annually. This consists of 4 x 115 MW Generating Units at Varahi underground Powerhouse and two 4.5 MW units in the power house at the Mani Dam site. Additionally the practical aspects of SCADA control room were explained. The working of the entire power plant which includes turbine, lubricants used, transformers, nozzle, buccholz relay etc. was explained in detail. The visit helped the E&E students to gain an in-depth practical knowledge on Generation, Transmission, Switchgear, & Protection Devices. A total of 54 final year students participated in the industrial visit. 

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