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  • 2000
    Entered into operation
  • 60 MW
    Installed capacity
  • 350 GWh
    Annual production

Khimti is a run-of-river hydropower plant located in Dolakha and Ramechhap District, approximately 100km east of Khatmandu.

The power plant utilizes a gross head of 684m in Khimti river, a tributary to the Tamakoshi river.

The installation in the powerhouse consists of five double jet pelton turbines. The power is transferred to the outdoor transformers where the voltage is increased to 132 kilovolts for supply to the national grid and 33 kilovolts for local supply.

The construction period was over 48 months from June 1996 to June 2000. The project was constructed on time and on budget and in accordance with the highest quality standards.

Company Ownership share
Statkraft 57.1%
BKK AS 26%
Butwal Power Company (BPC) 16.9%
  • The Khimti hydropower plant
    Nepal
    Statkraft

    The Khimti hydropower plant

  • The Khimti hydropower plant
    Nepal
    Statkraft

    The Khimti hydropower plant

  • The Khimti hydropower plant
    Nepal
    Statkraft

    The Khimti hydropower plant

  • The Khimti hydropower plant
    Nepal
    Statkraft

    The Khimti hydropower plant

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