Lower Solu is an 82MW hydro power project. It is planned on Solu Khola river/basin in Sagarmatha, Nepal. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2025. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Essel-Clean Solu Hydropower.

Lower Solu is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project will be 477m. The penstock length will be 1,343m. The penstock diameter will be 2.4m. The project is expected to generate 444.674 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 27.33MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2025.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Nepal Electricity Authority under a power purchase agreement. The offtake capacity is expected to be 82MW.

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This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.