Kimathanka Arun HEP is a 450MW hydro power project. It is planned on Arun river/basin in Koshi, Nepal. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||450||–||450||Permitting||Koshi, Nepal||Vidhyut Utpadan|
The project is being developed and currently owned by Vidhyut Utpadan.
Kimathanka Arun HEP is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project will be 360m and 364.1m respectively. The penstock length will be 450m. The project is expected to generate 2,924.69 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $616.32m.
The hydro power project consists of 6 turbines.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.
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