Upper Trishuli-1 is a 216MW 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 2024.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||216||–||216||Permitting||Bagmati, Nepal||Nepal Water & Energy Development|
The project is being developed by Nepal Water & Energy Development. Korea South-East Power, DL, International Finance and Kyeryong Construction Industrial are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 52%, 16%, 12% and 10% respectively.
Upper Trishuli-1 is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project will be 340.89m and 333.41m respectively. The penstock length will be 110.7m. The project is expected to generate 1,456.4 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $647.5m.
Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project will be sold to Nepal Electricity Authority under a power purchase agreement for a period of 30 years. The offtake capacity is expected to be 216MW.
DL and Kyeryong Construction Industrial are expected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 3 units of francis turbines, each with 72MW nameplate capacity.
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction will supply electric generator(s) for the project.
Korea South-East Power is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the hydro power project.
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