16 hydroelectric projects being developed in Tamor River

Published On: April 18, 2024 02:48 PM NPT By: RSS

TAPLEJUNG, April 18: The district of Taplejung has received significant investment in hydropower projects in the Tamor River, the main river in the district, and other rivers.

Officials shared that 16 hydroelectricity projects are under construction in the Tamor River, with expectations to generate as much as 1,654.51 megawatt of power.

According to the Department of Electricity Development, 14 hydropower projects in the river are exclusively based in Phaktanglung Rural Municipality and two other projects are in other local units.

Likewise, four hydropower projects are being constructed in Mewakhola (river) that flows through Mikwakhola Rural Municipality. The projects in Mewakhola are expected to produce 178.42 MW of power.    

The Department said four projects are in various stages of development in the Kabeli River and the projects in the river would generate 95.43 megawatt of power.



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