Trishuli Galchhi is a 75MW hydro power project. It is planned on Trishuli river/basin in Bagmati, Nepal. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2022.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 75 75 Permitting Bagmati, Nepal Siddhakali Power


The project is being developed and currently owned by Siddhakali Power.

Trishuli Galchhi is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project will be 50.03m. 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 1 in number. The penstock length will be 200m. The penstock diameter will be 6.25m. The project is expected to generate 468.15 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $102.134m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 37.5MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2022.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Nepal Electricity Authority under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Chongqing Water Turbine Works and DEC International are expected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.


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