72Gwh/yr

Energy Generation

12.5MW

Installed Capacity

About

The Jhimruk hydropower plant is a 12 MW run-of-river plant built and commissioned in 1994. Owned and operated by Butwal Power Company (BPC), Jhimruk is located in the Pyuthan district inthe Mid-Western Regionof Nepal. The project benefits from a 205 m net head caused by the water diversion from the Jhimruk river to the Madi River. Both rivers meet around 30 km downstream.

Salient Features

Hydrology ( Intake )

Design Discharge 7m3/s
Maximum Net Head 205 m
Maximum Gross Head 210 m

Waterways

Headrace Tunnel-Length 1100 m
Penstock- Length 381 m
Penstock-Diameter 1.5 m
Tailrace Canal Length 175 m

Powerhouse

Power House Underground
Design Head 205m

Turbine

Type Francis
Rated Capacity 4200 kW
Rated Output 3 X 4 MW

Generators

Rated Capacity 4000 kW
Power Factor 0.8
Type Horizontal, 3 phase synchronous brushless

Transformers

Number of Units 1
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Survey License Approved

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