Sharda-Babai is a 93MW hydro power project. It is planned in Rapti, Nepal. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 93 93 Announced Rapti, Nepal


The project is currently owned by Nepal Electricity Authority.

The gross head of the project will be 258m. The penstock length will be 510m. The penstock diameter will be 3.7m. The project is expected to generate 253.7 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $126.646m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.


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