Water from the dam is used for irrigation as well as for producing electricity at the Bhira hydroelectric power plant, operated by Tata Power Company LTD. The station operates six 25MW Peltonturbines and was established in 1927. It mostly supplies power to Mumbai.
Recently Mulshi and the adjoining areas are being developed a tourist destination. There are numerous farm houses and hotels and resorts now available to cater to the growing tourists demand
Hotels and Resorts
Lake Side Verand - A palatial bunglow converted to a resort in PARADISE CAFE MULSHI - The resort is an open-to-skies courtyard with beautiful trees around.Love and fresh air thus taken care of,food follows.The great thing of Paradise Cafe is that it is a delightful provider of all these necessities of life.It also has authentic punjabi restaurant with barbecue and kebab section and riding gear and camping equipment custom shoppee.Buffet style meals are served in the restaurant,it has a lovely patio with mulshi backwater views.
brochure on Tata Power's hydro power projects in India, with several pictures from Muslhi Dam and Bhira Power Station