Dudhkosh-9 Hydropower Project

Project Brief

Dudhkoshi – 9 Hydropower Project lies in the middle reaches of the Dudhkoshi River, which originates from the Himalayas. The project components are located at Solukhumbu District, Nepal between elevations of 2762 m and 2352 m above mean sea level, resulting in a gross head of about 410m. The Installed Capacity of the project is 166 MW utilizing a discharge of 47.60 m3/s. The feasibility study of the project has been completed. At present, approval procedure for conducting the Environmental Impact Assessment has been initiated. 

Salient Features

 •    Installed Capacity: 166 MW
 •    Project Location: Khumbu-Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality,       Solukhumbu District, Province-1
 •    Types of Scheme: Run of River (RoR)
 •    Gross Head: 410 m
 •    Net Rated Head: 394.25 m
 •    Design Discharge (at 40.8 % PoE): 47.6 m3/s
 •    Net Annual Energy: 964.77 GWh
 •    Headrace Tunnel: 8580 m
 •    Power Evacuation to: Proposed Tingla Substation (40 km from Powerhouse)

Last updated: 16 July 2023

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