Dudhkoshi-9 Hydropower Project

Project Detail

Project Name

Dudhkoshi-9 HPP

Installed capacity

166 MW

Project Location

Khumbu-Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality, Solukhumbu District, Koshi Province

Type of Scheme:

 Run-of-River (RoR)

Power Evacuation to:

Proposed Tingla Substation (40 km from Powerhouse)

Salient Features

Gross Head:

 410 m

Net Rated Head:

394.25 m

Design Discharge

(at 40.8 % PoE):

 47.6 m3/s

Headrace Tunnel:

8580 m

Average Annual Energy:

956.65 GWh

Project Overview

Dudhkoshi – 9 HPP lies in the middle reaches of the Dudhkoshi River, which originates from the Himalayas. The project components are located at Solukhumbu District, Nepal between elevations of 2762 m and 2352 m above mean sea level, resulting in a gross head of about 410m. The Installed Capacity of the project is 166 MW utilizing a discharge of 47.60 m3/s. The feasibility study of the project has been completed. At present, approval procedure for conducting the Environmental Impact Assessment has been initiated. 

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