Govt to build 4 hydel projects with capacity totaling 1,371.85 MW

Published On: January 24, 2022 07:07 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The Department of Electricity Development (DoED) is carrying out the feasibility studies of four hydroelectricity projects with an accumulative capacity of 1,371.85 MW.

The department plans to construct the Mugu-Karnali Hydroelectricity Project (111.5 MW), Lower Badigad Reservoir Hydropower Project (350 MW), Kaligandaki-2 Reservoir Hydropower Project (503 MW) and Humla-Karnali Cascade Hydropower Project (229.77 MW). In this regard, the DoED through a public notice on Sunday, called for letters of intent from 22 shortlisted companies.

These companies will have to accomplish the environmental impact assessment and feasibility study in the next four years. 


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