Chamkharchhu-II is a 414MW hydro power project. It is planned on Chamkharchhu river/basin in Zhemgang, Bhutan. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2026 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2029. Buy the profile here.
The project is being developed and currently owned by Druk Green Power.
Chamkharchhu-II is a run-of-river with pondage project. The gross head and net head of the project will be 419m and 405.19m respectively. The penstock diameter will be 4.8m.
The hydro power project consists of 4 units of francis turbines.
The project has 4 electric generators that will be installed at the project site.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2026. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2029.
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About Druk Green Power
Druk Green Power Corporation Ltd (Duke Green) is a energy company that develops, promotes and manages the renewable energy projects. The company formed through amalgamation of the Basochhu, Chhukha, Kurichhu hydro power corporations, and others. It is responsible for the developing and promoting the new hydropower stations. Duke Green is involved in both upgrade of existing plants and construction of new projects. The company also engaged in the infrastructure works such as bridges and roads for the 118 MW Nikachhu project. It provides functions such as site investigations, preparing design and engineering, structuring projects, contracting. The company operates with four subsidiary companies Bhutan Hydropower Services Ltd, Dagachhu Hydro Power Corp, Kholongchhu Hydro Energy Ltd, and Tangsibji Hydro Energy Ltd. Duke Green is headquartered in Thimphu, Bhutan.