Mugu Karnali is a 159.62MW hydro power project. It is planned on Mugu Karnali river/basin in Karnali, Nepal. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2028 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2031. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Butwal Power.

The gross head of the project will be 180m. The penstock length will be 382m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2028. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2031.

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About Butwal Power

Butwal Power Co Ltd (BPC) is a renewable energy company that offers hydropower project development services. The company's service offerings include power plant maintenance, electro-mechanical and hydro-mechanical equipment manufacturing and repairs, and consulting engineering services for hydropower and infrastructure projects. It operates Kabeli ‘A’ Hydro Electric project, Nyadi Hydropower Project, Mugu Karnali Hydropower Plant, Chino Khola Hydropower Project, and Marsyangdi Cascade Projects. The company provides its services to residential and commercial customers. It serves its clients in Syangja, Pyuthan, and Butwal, Nepal. BPC is headquartered in Kathmandu, Bagmati, Nepal.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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