350Gwh/yr

Energy Generation

60MW

Installed Capacity

About

Khimti I Hydropower Plant is built with private sector funding as a “BOOT” agreement (Build, Own, Operate, and Transfer) with GON. Construction commenced on 26th June 1996 and Commercial Operation commenced on 11th July 2000.

Salient Features

Hydrology ( Intake )

Catchment Area 358 km2
Average Flow at Intake 31.5m3/s
Minimum Daily Discharge 31.5m3/s

Head Works (Intake)

Diversion Height ~ 2.5 m
Diversion Capacity 11.65 m3/s

Waterways

Headrace Tunnel-Length 7,885 m
Penstock- Length 1,000 m (inclined)
Penstock-Diameter 1.8-2.0 m
Tailrace Tunnel- Length 1,433 m
Access Tunnel Length 890 m

Powerhouse

Power House Underground
Design Head 660 m
Rated Flow at Design Head 2.15 m2/s

Turbine

Type Pelton
Number of Units 5
Rated Capacity 12.5MW

Generators

Number of Generators 5
Rated Capacity 14.2 MVA
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