Nupche Likhu is a 57.5MW hydro power project. It is located on Nupche and Likhu river/basin in Janakpur, Nepal. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 57.5 57.5 Active Janakpur, Nepal Vision Energy and Power


The project is developed and owned by Vision Energy and Power.

Nupche Likhu is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 1,002m and 975.09m respectively. The penstock length is 2,481m. The penstock diameter is 1.8m. The project generated 381.74 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $90.385m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines.

The project has 3 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 23.26 MVA.

Power Purchase Agreement

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


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