Kaleshwaram Package-8 Motor Speed Trial Run begins

Kaleshwaram Package-8 Motor Speed Trial Run Begins

The speed trial run of Telangana's prestigious Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation (KLI) Project has begins successfully on Friday at Laxmipur in Karimnagar.

Officials said the full speed trial run of the two motors (fourth and fifth) is expected to be completed by this weekend. “We have begun the trial runs and the motor is running at a speed of 170 RPM (revolutions per minute). The pumphouse is expected to be commissioned soon.The officials said the pumphouse’s speed run has been taken up for the fifth motor and the speed is increasing gradually. Each motor consumes 139 MW power with full water load. We are expecting it to reach full speed of 214.5 RPM in the night,” B Srinivas Reddy, director, MEIL, said.Package 8 has seven motors and officials are planning to commission five motors in this season itself and the fourth motor’s trial run will be taken up on Saturday.

Kaleshwaram Package-8 Motor Speed Trial Run Begins