Sunkoshi 3 is a 536MW hydro power project. It is planned on Sunkoshi river/basin in Bagmati, Nepal. 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 2029 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2033. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by Nepal Electricity Authority.

Sunkoshi 3 is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 1,220 million cubic meter. The net head of the project will be 116.3m. The penstock diameter will be 8.4m. The project is expected to generate 2,070 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 units of francis turbines.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2029. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2033.

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This content was updated on 22 April 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.