Electricity

The idukki block gets poor supply of electricity, despite the fact that 50 % (960 Mega watts) of the entire production of electricity in the State of 1812.9 Mega watts, is produced in 2 Electricity Projects located in the Block. The major producer being from Idukki with 780 Mega watts.

Kulamavu Dam


Electric Power Projects in Idukki

Name of Project Year Started Installed Capacity (MW) Annual Production (Million Units)
Idukki 1976 780 2398
Lower Periyar 1997 180 493
Total   960 2891


Main reservoirs

Reservoir River Water Spread Area at FRL (Hector)
Idukki Periyar 6160
Lower periyar Periyar  

Electric Sub-Stations

Place Voltage Ratio
Moolamattom 66/11 KV
Kulamav 66/11 KV
Vazhathopu 66/11 KV
Karimanal 66/11 KV

The Content is provided by the Block Panchayath Idukki, Idukki District, Kerala.