KATHMANDU, June 30: The final phase of testing to generate electricity from the first unit of the under-construction Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project in Bigu Rural Municipality of Dolakha is in full swing. The project is scheduled to start generating electricity from the first unit of the 456 MW project with 6 units each of 76 MW starting on Monday. After generating electricity from the first unit, electricity will be generated from the remaining units.
KATHMANDU, April 8: The Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project is all set to go into the testing of electricity production in the next two weeks with the project reaching near the final stage of construction work.
KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The estimated cost of the Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project (UTHP) has been projected to increase by an additional Rs 3 billion this year due to delays in the completion of the 456 MW hydropower project caused by the impact of lockdown and coronavirus, timely availability of related equipment and dilly-dallying by the contractor.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Though the government has been putting pressure on the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to bring Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project (456 MW) online within the stipulated timeframe, the power utility does not seem happy with the performance of contractors.
DOLAKHA, Feb 23: Work for laying penstock pipes at Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project, a national pride project, is gaining momentum after some of the works given to Indian contractor Texmaco were withdrawn and given to Austrian company Andritz Hydro.
KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Works of Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project (456 MW) will be complete by the end of 2019 if the project maintains the current pace of works for the remainder of the year, project officials say.
KATHMANDU, Dec 12: ANDRITZ organized its 3rd Customer Day for Hydropower in Kathmandu on Tuesday. Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barsha Man Pun, and Austrian ambassador to Nepal, Brigitte Öppinger-Walchshofer, jointly inaugurated the program.
JIRI, Oct 31: The Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project is allotting its Initial Public Offering (IPO) shares today after four months the Company offered its shares to the project affected people in Dolakha.