Manang Marsyangdi is a 282MW hydro power project. It is planned on Marsyangdi river/basin in Gandaki, Nepal. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2026. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Butwal Power and SCIG International Nepal Hydro Joint Development. Butwal Power, QYEC International, SCIG International, SCIG International Nepal Hydro Joint Development and Xingcheng International Investment are currently owning the project.

Manang Marsyangdi is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project will be 455m. The project is expected to generate 766.6 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 70.5MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 4 electric generators that will be installed at the project site.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2026.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Nepal Electricity Authority under a power purchase agreement.

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About Butwal Power

Butwal Power Co Ltd (BPC) is a renewable energy company that offers hydropower project development services. The company's service offerings include power plant maintenance, electro-mechanical and hydro-mechanical equipment manufacturing and repairs, and consulting engineering services for hydropower and infrastructure projects. It operates Kabeli ‘A’ Hydro Electric project, Nyadi Hydropower Project, Mugu Karnali Hydropower Plant, Chino Khola Hydropower Project, and Marsyangdi Cascade Projects. The company provides its services to residential and commercial customers. It serves its clients in Syangja, Pyuthan, and Butwal, Nepal. BPC is headquartered in Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal.

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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