45 MW to be added to the central transmission line

Posted on: November 12, 2016 | views: 264

The national grid is to get an additional 45 MW in the next 18 months.

Of it, 25 MW is to be received from the Madi A hydropower project, which will start production from next month.

Likewise, 6 MW will be added from the Daraundi project, according to Energy Secretary Anup Kumar Upadhyay.

Similarly, 14.9 MW will be added from the Hewa Khola hydel project. The project has already started its test production.

The 50 MW Upper Marsyangdi A project is also currently in the phase of test production.

It is producing 25 MW at the moment and will add 25 MW more after the technical preparation is completed. The project is a joint Nepal-China initiative.

The contribution of the private sector to the central transmission line of Nepal Electricity Authority is 784 MW from a total of 53 hydropower projects to date.