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Arun-3 Hydropower

Basic Details

Location Generation (Dam Site, Powerhouse): Sankhuwasabha, Transmission: Sankhuwasabha, Bhojpur, Khotang, Udaypur, Siraha, Dhanusa, Mahottari
Developer SJVN Arun-3 Power Development Company (SAPDC)
Total Cost NPR 144 Billion (2020)
Type PRoR (3.4 hours peaking per day)
Capacity 900 MW, 3466 GWh/Yr
Benefits Revenue (during concession period): NPR 348 Billion, Free Energy: 21.9%, Shares to local: NPR 1.6 billion, Rural electrification: Free 30 units per PAF/month, Employment: 3000 direct jobs
Transmission 217 km (Nepal Portion) 400 kV D/C Connecting to Muzzafarpur, India
Concession BOOT, 25 years of operation after COD

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