Sunkoshi 3 is a 536MW hydro power project. It is planned on Sunkoshi river/basin in Bagmati, Nepal. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2027 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2031.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||536||–||536||Announced||Bagmati, Nepal|
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 project cost is expected to be around $729.914m.
The hydro power project consists of 3 units of francis turbines.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2027. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2031.
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