Kokcha is a 445MW hydro power project. It is planned on Kokcha river/basin in Badakhshan, Afghanistan. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||445||–||445||Announced||Badakhshan, Afghanistan|
The project is currently owned by Ministry of Energy and Water, Afghanistan.
The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 1,815.853 million cubic meter. The net head of the project will be 143m. The penstock diameter will be 4.4m. The project is expected to generate 2,238 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $1,400m.
The hydro power project consists of 5 turbines, each with 89MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.
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