Bharbung Storage Project is a 512MW hydro power project. It is planned on Bharbung river/basin in Karnali, Nepal. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2027 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2031.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||512||–||512||Announced||Karnali, Nepal|
The project is currently owned by Nepal Electricity Authority.
Bharbung Storage Project is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project will be 680m. The project is expected to generate 1,887 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $697.231m.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2027. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2031.
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