reviewed the design of prospective schemes aggregating to 21MW
with annual energy of 97GWh. These
consist of canal drops on the Guntur, Adanki, and Kakatiya D-83 Branch
Canals, the Lock-In-Sula Regulator of Kurnool Canal, and the
Lower Mannair Reservoir.
The Andhra Pradesh
State Electricity Board (APSEB) had identified a total of 286 prospective mini-hydro
sites on the existing network of canals: Among the more promising sites are those located in a cluster
along the D83 branch of the Kakatiya Canal, and on the Lower
Manair Reservoir which also is linked to the Kakatiya Canal. The
main prospects on the Nagarjuna Sagar (NSR) scheme are located
on the Adanki, Guntur, and Ongole Branch Canals. There are a
only few dam based prospects in the state
scheme is as an example of standardizing the head for the
electromechanical equipment by combing canal drops.