Construction of Upper Trishuli 3 ‘A’ resumes.

Construction of Upper Trishuli 3 ‘A’ resumes.

The construction works of the Upper Trishuli 3 A Hydropower Project has resumed. The Chinese Gejuwa Group of Company, contractor of the Upper Trishuli 3 A Hydropower Project, has resumed the work and started the preliminary study at Phaletar of Manakamana in Nuwakot – the dam area of the project. Project Chief Phanindra Raj Joshi […]

Scrap Budhi Gandaki deal with Chinese firm: Ex-PM to Nepal govt.

Scrap Budhi Gandaki deal with Chinese firm: Ex-PM to Nepal govt.

Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project is a storage type project located in Central/Western Development region on the Budhi Gandaki River of Nepal. Nepal’s former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai today asked the government to scrap the move to hand over a key hydroelectric project to a Chinese company and urged it to start the work without further […]

Nepal: Feasibility study for high dam on Saptakoshi starts.

Nepal: Feasibility study for high dam on Saptakoshi starts.

A joint technical team representing Nepal and India has started a feasibility study for the construction of a high dam on the Saptakoshi River which will provide year-round irrigation facility to a dozen districts from Jhapa to Parsa. The ambitious multi-billion dollar project will provide irrigation, control floods and generate 3,000 MW of electricity. The […]

Pre-construction works of Nepal’s Bheri-Babai project finished.

Pre-construction works of Nepal’s Bheri-Babai project finished.

Pre-construction works of Bheri-Babai Multipurpose Diversion Project have been completed within the deadline, paving the way for actual construction of the irrigation-cum-hydroelectric project to begin in mid-July. The Chinese contractor of the project, located in mid-western Nepal, was given a deadline of mid-July to complete construction of entry points of access road and tunnel, 150-metre […]

AIIB assurance to Nepal of funding for projects could include hydropower developments.

AIIB assurance to Nepal of funding for projects could include hydropower developments.

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), on June 20, assured Nepal it will finance two projects, each costing about Rs 10 billion (US$100 million) through soft loans, according to the government of Nepal’s Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki. Karki said Nepal expects investments from AIIB in priority sectors that include: transportation, electricity generation, transmission lines, […]

US$184 million construction contract awarded for 86-MW Solu Khola hydroelectric project in Nepal.

US$184 million construction contract awarded for 86-MW Solu Khola hydroelectric project in Nepal.

Sahas Urja Ltd. (SUL), on June 12, awarded Italian company, CMC Ravenna, a US$184 million contract to construct the 86-MW Solu Khola (Dudhkoshi) hydroelectric project on the confluence of Solu and Dudhkoshi rivers, located about 81 miles southeast of Kathmandu, in Nepal. Him Prasad Pathak, Sahas Urja executive chairman, and Salvatore Casciaro, director of CMC […]

Nepal and China ink mega hydropower agreement.

Nepal and China ink mega hydropower agreement.

To build 1,200MW Budhi-Gandaki hydroelectric project Nepal has signed an agreement with a Chinese company to build the largest hydroelectric plant in the impoverished landlocked country, which suffers from a chronic energy shortage. Nepal’s Energy Minister Janardan Sharma on Sunday signed the agreement for the China Gezhouba Group Corporation to build the long-mooted 1,200 megawatt […]

Gezhouba Group wins Nepali power project.

Gezhouba Group wins Nepali power project.

Nepal has awarded a contract to develop the Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project to China Gezhouba Group Corp, a cabinet minister said. A meeting by Nepal’s cabinet Tuesday approved the Energy Ministry’s proposal to let the Chinese developer build the storage-type project located in the country’s central and western districts, Gorkha and Dhading, under the engineering, procurement, […]

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