Gwh/yr

Energy Generation

27MW

Installed Capacity

About

Dordi Khola Hydropower Project is a Run-of-River type hydroelectric project with generating capacity of 27 MW. The project is being developed by Himalayan Power Partner Ltd. (HPPL) Kathmandu, Nepal. HPPL is promoted by IME Group and later joined by NRN Investment Ltd. to develop Dordi Khola HPP with equity sharing in 49:51 ratios. This is the first corporate investment of Non Resident Nepalese (NRN) in Nepal. Feasibility Study of the Project was completed in March 2010. Detail Project Report (DPR) is prepared by international consultant Entura Hydro Tasmania.

Salient Features

Hydrology ( Intake )

Catchment Area 277 km 2
Design Discharge 15.28 m 3 /s
Maximum Net Head 203.32 m
Maximum Gross Head 214 m

Waterways

Headrace Tunnel-Length 2662 m
Penstock- Length 700 m
Penstock-Diameter 2.3 m
Tailrace Canal Length 300 m

Turbine

Type Horizontal axis Francis turbine
Rated Output 3 X 9 MW

Generators

Rated Capacity 3 x 10590 kVA
Type Synchronous Three Phase
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Survey License Approved

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Application for Generation License

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Location