Under Implementation

Upper Karnali Hydropower

Basic Details

Location Achham, Dailekh, Surkhet
Developer GMR Ltd.
Total Cost NPR 116 Billion (2011)
Type PRoR
Capacity 900 MW, 3466 GWh/Yr
Benefits a) Revenue (during concession period): NPR 431 Billion, b) Free Energy: 108 MW, c) Free Share to NEA: 27%, d) Shares to local: NPR 1.6 billion, e) Rural electrification: 2 MW, f) Employment: 3000 direct jobs
Transmission 100 km 400 kV D/C Connecting to Bareli, India
Concession BOOT, 25 years of operation after COD

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