Mugu Khola is a 57MW hydro power project. It is planned on Mugu 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 2024 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||57||–||57||Announced||Karnali, Nepal||Westar Energy|
The project is being developed and currently owned by Westar Energy.
Mugu Khola is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project will be 595m. The penstock length will be 1,000m. The penstock diameter will be 2m. The project is expected to generate 345 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $77.621m.
The hydro power project consists of 3 units of pelton turbines.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.
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