Myagdi Khola Hydropower Project

Project Detail

Project Name

Myagdi Khola Hydropower Project

Installed capacity

65 MW

Project Location

Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality, Myagdi District, Gandaki Province

Type of Scheme:

Run of River (RoR)

Power Evacuation to:

Dadakhet Substation (1.5 km from Powerhouse)

Salient Features

Gross Head:

629 m

Net Rated Head:

607.18 m

Design Discharge

(at 40% PoE): 

12.50 m3/s

Headrace tunnel:

6115 m

Net Annual Energy:

381.34 GWh

Project Overview

Located at a distance of 340 km North-West from Kathmandu, the Myagdi Khola Hydropower Project (MKHPP) with an installed capacity of 65 MW is a Run-of-River (RoR) type of Project. The project proposed in the Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality, Myagdi District, Gandaki Province, Nepal is sited on the Myagdi Khola (River). The two headworks proposed for the project are based on the Myagdi & Kunaban Rivers and a powerhouse is proposed on the right bank of the Myagdi River. The Project lies in between the elevations of 11853 m to 2483 m above mean sea level.  

Progress Updates

Syndicated Credit Facilities Agreement Signed

Generation License Obtained

Approval of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) obtained

Feasibility Study completed