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Uttarganga Storage is an 828MW hydro power project. It is planned on Uttar Ganga river/basin in Rapti, 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 2027 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2031. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Nepal Electricity Authority.

Uttarganga Storage is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 463 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project will be 1,350m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, is expected to be 4 in number. The penstock length will be 1,875m. The penstock diameter will be 5.2m. The project is expected to generate 1,299 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 101MW nameplate capacity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 105MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2027. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2031.

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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.