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Sanjen Khola is a 78MW hydro power project. It is planned on Sanjen 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 2018 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by Salasungi Power and is currently owned by China Harbour Engineering with a stake of 92%.

Sanjen Khola is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project will be 952m. The project is expected to generate 412.7 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2018. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

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 78MW.

Contractors involved

Sinohydro Bureau 11 is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.

Andritz Hydro will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 3 units of pelton turbines, each with 26MW nameplate capacity.

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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.