Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project (UTKHEP) is a 456MW hydro power project. It is located on Tamakoshi river/basin in Janakpur, Nepal. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021. Buy the profile here.
The project is developed and owned by Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower.
Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project (UTKHEP) is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 822m and 805m respectively. The penstock length is 1,134m. The project generated 2,281 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $592.68m.
The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Nepal Electricity Authority under a power purchase agreement.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of pelton turbines, each with 76MW nameplate capacity.
Andritz Hydro supplied 6 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 90 MVA.
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