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Rasuwagadhi is an 111MW hydro power project. It is planned on Bhotekoshi river/basin in Bagmati, 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. The project construction is likely to commence in 2014 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Rasuwagadhi Hydropower. Chilime Hydropower and Nepal Electricity Authority are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 33% and 18% respectively.

Rasuwagadhi is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project will be 167.9m. The project is expected to generate 613.875 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2014. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.

Power purchase agreement

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

Contractors involved

China International Water & Electric and Power Construction Corporation of China are expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

Voith Hydro Holding will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 3 units of francis turbines, each with 37MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding is expected to supply 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is likely to be 43.75 MVA.

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This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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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.