West Seti is a 750MW hydro power project. It is planned on West Seti river/basin in Seti, 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 being developed and currently owned by China Three Gorges and Nepal Electricity Authority. The company's ownership stake in the project stands as 75% and 25% respectively.

West Seti is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project will be 259m. The project is expected to generate 3,636 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 187.5MW 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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About China Three Gorges

China Three Gorges Corp (CTG) is a renewable energy company that develops and operates hydropower generation plants. The company offers hydropower generation, equity investment, water resources management, project investment, construction and management, watershed cascade scheduling, electricity production, and provision of technical services among others. CTG also operates in water conservancy-related consulting services, emerging energy, resource recycling technology research and development, new energy, environmental protection technology development and others. Its renewable energy business comprises the construction, operation, and development of solar and wind energy projects. CTG develops hydropower projects at the Yangtze River and its tributaries and others. CTG is headquartered in Beijing, Hubei, China.

About Nepal Electricity Authority

Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is a power authority that generates, distributes, transmits and maintains power. The authority’s services include recommending to government of Nepal, policies in the power sector, long and short term plans, recommends, determines, and realizes tariff structure for electricity consumption with prior approval of Government of Nepal. It also provides arrangements for training and study so as to produce skilled manpower in generation, distribution, transmission, and other sectors. NEA constructs, plans, operates, and maintains power generation, transmission and distribution facilities across Nepal. The authority offers its services across Nepal. NEA is headquartered in Kathmandu, Nepal.

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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