Donkarayi Hydro Power Plant

Donkarayi Power House is located in the Donkarayi village of East Godavari District in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The approved capacity of the thermal power plant is 25 Megawatt and the installed capacity is also 25 Megawatt. The type of the project is Hydel and its current status is Operational. The source of water for the generation of power in the hydroelectric power plant is Godavari River and the basin is Godavari.

The hydroelectric basin of the power plant is East Flowing Rivers. The structure type of the power plant is Dam. The completion of construction of power plant was in 1983 and soon the power plant became operational. The owner of the hydroelectric power station is Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited. The beneficiary states of the thermal power plant is Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. The Net Maximum head of power plant is 30.78 and the Net Minimum head is 8.33. There is a single turbine in the power plant. The type of turbine used is Kaplan. The manufacturer of the Turbine and Generator of the hydroelectric power plant is Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited India. There is only a single unit and it is operational. The Unit Size of the power plant is 25 Megawatt.

How to Reach:

Donkarayi Power Station is erected at the Donkarai town of East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. You can arrive this hydroelectric power station via Road. You will get Regular buses or taxi services from the nearest cities or town to the power station. There is no railway station near to Donkarai at around 10 km from the power station. So the nearest railway station is Peddapuram. After reaching Peddapuram by Rail, you can access the power station via Road.

Project Details:

• Power House Name – Donkarayi Power House

• Commission Date –

• Approved Capacity in MW – 25 Megawatt

• Installed Capacity in MW – 25 Megawatt

• Type of Project – Hydel

• Status - Operational

• Water Source – Godavari

• Basin – Godavari

• Hydroelectric Basin – East Flowing Rivers

• Structure Type - Dam

• Construction Completion – 1983

• Owner – Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited

• Address – Donkarayi - 531110, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh

• District – East Godavari

• State – Andhra Pradesh

• Contact Number – 040-23321774

• Fax – 040-23307766

• Email -

• Website –

• Beneficiary States/ Union Territories – Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

• Net Maximum/ Minimum Head (m) – 30.78/8.33

• No of Turbines – 1

• Turbine Type - Kaplan

• Turbine Manufacturer – BHEL India

• Generator Manufacturer – BHEL India

• No of Penstock - 1

• Unit Sizes – 25 MW (25 MW x 1 unit)

• Units Operational – 1