The mountains of Nepal carry great potential for hydropower generation. (Photo: Statkraft)
Statkraft has been active in Nepal since 1993. Subsidiary Himal Power Ltd. supplies almost 15 per cent of Nepal's total electricity output.
Statkraft first entered Nepal in 1993 through the development of the 60 MW Khimti hydropower plant.
Statkraft is the majority shareholder in Himal Power Limited (HPL) with a share of 57.1 percent. Other shareholders are Norwegian power company BKK and local investor Butwal Power Company.
Ownership: 50.4% Production: 378 GWh Power: 60 MW Khimti I is a run-of-river hydropower plant with a capacity of 60 MW and an annual production of...