216 Hydropower Projects In Nepal To Generate 7016 MW Electricity

November 22, 2021 | Investopaper

At current, there are 216 hydro-power projects above 1 MW installed capacity that are under construction phase. They have received the construction license from Department of Electricity Development. In total, these hydropower are planning to produce 7,016 MW electricity. Tila-1 Hydropower Project, Tila-2 Hydropower Project, and Upper Tamor Project are the three biggest projects with the installed capacity of 440 MW, 420 MW, and 285 MW respectively.

The addition of electricity to be generated from these upcoming projects is likely to create energy surplus within the nation. With proper government incentives and active participation from the private sector, there has been aggressive investment in the hydro-sector in the last 10 years period.


Suggested Readings:

List Of Hydropower Projects In Nepal (Developed By Private Sector)

Paid-Up Capital Of Hydropower Companies Listed In Nepal Stock Exchange


The table below shows the list of hydro-power projects above 1 MW installed capacity that are currently in the construction phase.

List Of Hydro-power Projects Under Construction In Nepal (>1 MW)

S N. Project Capacity (MW) River Promoter
1 Lower Modi Khola 20 Modi Khola Modi Energy Pvt . Ltd
2 Khani Khola – 1 40 Khani Khola Green Life Energy Pvt.Ltd, Sirin Bhawan, Lalitpur-1, Kupakdole
3 Dordi Khola 27 Dordi Himalaya Power Partner Pvt. Ltd
4 Rahughat 40 Rahughat Raghu Ganga Hydropower Limited
5 Tadi Khola 5 Tadi Khola Hiraratna hydropower Pvt. Ltd
6 Jumdi Khola Small 1.75 Jumdi Jumdi Hydropower Pvt. Ltd.,
7 Sanjen 42.5 Sanjen Sanjen Jalvidyut Co.
8 Upper Mailung -A 6.42 Mailung Khola Energy Engineering Pvt. Ltd
9 Likhu-4 52.4 Likhu Khola Green Ventures Pvt. Ltd
10 Lower Khare 11 Khare Universal Power Company P. Ltd
11 Upper Sanjen 14.8 Sanjen Sanjen Jalvidhyut Co
12 Kabeli-A 37.6 Kabeli Khola Kabeli Energy Limited
13 Rasuwagadhi 111 Bhote koshi Rasuwagadhi H P
14 Upper Khimti 12 Khimti Khola Himalaya Urja Bikas Co. Pvt. Ltd.
15 Upper Mailun Khola 14.3 Mailung Khola Upper Mailung Khola Hydropower Limited.
16 Junbeshi 5.2 Junbeshi Dobhan Hydropower Pvt.Ltd.
17 Dordi-1 12 Dordi Dordi Khola Jalvidyut Company Limited
18 Nyadi Khola 30 Nyadi Nyadi Hydropower Limited
19 Lower Tadi 4.993 Tadi Khola Buddha Bhumi Nepal Hydropower Co. Pvt. ltd.
20 Khorunga Khola 4.8 Khoranga Khola Reliable Hydropower Company. P. Ltd
21 Gelun Khola HPP 3.2 Gelun Gelun Khola Hydropower Company Pvt Ltd
22 Khani Khola (Dolakha) 30 Khani Khola Sasha Engineering Hydropower P. Ltd
23 Middle Modi 15.1 Modi Khola Middle Modi Hydropower Limited
24 Middle Midim 3.1 Midim Khola Madhya Midim Jalvidhyut Company Pvt. Ltd.
25 Upper Trishuli 3B 37 Trishuli Nepal Electricity Authority
26 Parajuli Khola-1 2.15 Parajuli Khola Rara Hydropower Development Co.
27 Lohare Khola 4.2 Lohore Khola Lohare Khola Hydropower Co. P. L.,
28 Salankhu Khola 2.5 Salankhu Salankhu Khola Hydropower P. Ltd.
29 Madhya Bhotekoshi 102 Bhote koshi Madhya Bhotekoshi Jalbidyut Company Ltd.
30 Rawa Khola HPP 6.5 Rawa Khola Dudhkoshi Power Company Pvt Ltd
31 Down Piluwa 9.5 Piluwa Khola River Falls Hydropower Development P. Ltd.
32 Super Dordi Kha Hydropower Project 49.6 Dordi Peoples Hydropower Company Pvt.Ltd.
33 Lower Solu Hydropower Project 82 Solu Khola Solu Hydropower Pvt Ltd
34 Upper Myagdi 20 Myagdi Khola Hydro Empire P Ltd
35 Rupse Khola 4 Rupse Khola Research & Development Group
36 Upper Dordi A HEP 25 Dordi Liberty Energy Hydropower Pvt. Ltd.
37 Khare Hydropower Project 24.1 Khare Constorium Power Developers Pvt Ltd
38 Maya Khola Hydropower Project 14.9 Maya Maya Khola Hydropower Company pvt Ltd
39 Solu Khola (Dudha Koshi) 86 Solu Khola Sahas Urja Limited
40 Sabha Khola A 8.3 Sabha Khola Deepsabha Hydropower Pvt. Ltd.
41 Badigad HPP 6.6 Badigad Water and Energy Nepal Pvt Ltd
42 Durbang Myagdi Khola 25 Myagdi Khola Dhaulagiri Kalika Hydropower P Ltd
43 Upper Khimti II 7 Khimti Khola Himalaya Urja Bikash Company Limited
44 Balephi A 10.6 Balephi Moonlight Hydropower Company Pvt. Ltd.
45 Upper Hewa HPP 8.5 Hewa Khola Upper Hewa Khola Hydropower Company Pvt Ltd
46 Suri Khola 7 Suri Suri Khola Hydropower Pvt Ltd
47 Upper Modi A 42 Modi Khola Nepal Electricity Authority
48 Rukum gad 5 Rukum Gad Rapti Hydro and General Construction Pvt. Ltd.
49 Ghar Khola 14 Ghar Myagdi Hydropower Ltd.
50 Tanchhahara SHP 2.4 Tangchhahara Tanchhar Hydro Pvt. Ltd.
51 Langtang Khola Small Hydropower Project 20 Langtang Multi Energy Development Pvt. Ltd.
52 Siddhi Khola 10 Siddhi Khola Lumbini Builders P. Ltd
53 Upper Tadi 11 Tadi Khola Surya Kund Hydro Electric Pvt. Ltd.
54 Likhu -1 77 Likhu Khola Pan Himay Energy Ltd
55 Likhu -2 55 Likhu Khola Global Hydropower Associate Ltd
56 Ruru Banchu – 1 16 Rurubanchu Khola Mount Nilgiri Hydropower Company Pvt Ltd
57 Likhu Khola ‘A’ 51 Likhu Khola Numbur Himalaya Hydropower Ltd
58 Upper Piluwa Khola-2 SHP 4.72 Piluwa Khola Menchhiyam Hydropower P Ltd. Itahari, Sunsari, 9841521159
59 Kalanga 15.33 Kalanga Gad Kalanga Hydropower P Ltd
60 Upper Kalangad 38.46 Kalanga Gad Sani Gad Hydro pvt. Ltd
61 Sanigad 10.7 Sani Gad Bungal Hydro P Ltd
62 Lower Likhu 28.1 Likhu Khola Swaita Ganga Hydropower and Construction Pvt. Ltd.
63 ChulepuKhola Hydropower Project 8.52 Chulepu, Dhunde Khola Chandeswari Mahadev Khola Micro Hydro Com.P.Ltd.
64 Chauri Khola 5 Chauri Chauri Hydropower P Ltd
65 Tanahu HEP 140 Seti Khola Tanahu Hydropower Limited
66 Daraundi-1 10 Daraundi Diamond Hydropower Pvt. Ltd
67 Sanjen Khola 78 Sanjen Sala Sungi P Ltd
68 Phalakhu Khola HPP 5 Phalankhu Khola Rasuwa Hydropower Company Pvt Ltd
69 Phalakhu Khola HPP 14.7 Phalankhu Khola Betrawati Hydroelectric Co. Ltd
70 Upper Balephi A 36 Balephi Balephi Hydropower Ltd.
71 Liping Khola 16.26 Liping Him River Power Pvt. Ltd
72 Lower Khorunga 5.5 Khoranga Khola IDS Energy Pvt. Ltd
73 Upper Solu Khola HPP 18 Solu Khola Beni Hydropower Project
74 Makari gad 10 Makari gad Makarigad Hydropower Pvt. Ltd
75 Yambaling Khola 7.271 Yambling Yamling Hydropower Pvt Ltd
76 Sano Milti Khola SHP 3 Milti Sano Milti Khola Hydropower P.Ltd.
77 Rahughat Mangale 37 Rahughat Tundi Power Company P.Ltd.
78 Upper Nyasim Khola 43 Nyasem Khola Sindhujwala Hydropower P. Ltd
79 Ruru Banchu Khola- 2 12 Rurubanchu Khola Ruru hydroelectric Co Pvt. Ltd
80 Khimti II 48.8 Khimti Khola Peoples Hydro sahakari Sastha Limited
81 Upper Lapche Khola 52 Lapche Energy Venture Pvt. Ltd.
82 Daram Khola HEP 7.3 Daram Daram Khola Hydro Energy Limited
83 Ankhu Khola 42.9 Ankhu Khola Ankhu Hydropower Pvt. Ltd
84 Upper Chirkuwa Khola 4.7 Chirkhuwa Chirkhuwa Hydropower Company Pvt td
85 Sabha Khola-B HPP 15.1 Sabha Khola Arbit Energy P Ltd
86 Middle Tara Khola SHP 1.7 Tara Khola Pahadi Hydropower Company Pvt. Ltd.
87 Balephi 23.52 Balephi Balephi Jalbidhut Company Ltd
88 Super Madi 44 Madi Khola Himal Hydro and General Construction Ltd.
89 Upper Chauri Khola 6 Chauri Himalayan Water Resources & Energy Development Co. P. Ltd
90 Tamakoshi V 87 Tama Koshi Tamakoshi hydropower Company Ltd.
91 Lower Chirkhuwa 4.06 Chirkhuwa Chirkhuwa Hydropowerr Pvt. Ltd.
92 Upper Syange Khola SHP 2.4 Syange Upper Syange Hydropower Pvt. Ltd.
93 Middle Tamor 54 Tamor Sanima Middle Tamor Hydropower Ltd
94 Lankhuwa Khola 5 Lankhuwa Sabhapokhri Hydropower Pvt Ltd
95 Mewa Khola Hydropower project 50 Mewa Khola United Mewa Khola Hydropower Pvt Ltd
96 Nilgiri Khola 38 Nilgiri Nilgiri Khola Hydropower Company Pvt. Ltd.
97 Buku-Kapati Hydropower Project 5 Buku Him Star Urja Company Ltd.
98 Super Nyadi Hydropower Project 40.27 Nyadi Siuri Nyadi Power Ltd
99 Seti Khola HPP 3.5 Seti Khola Parbat Paiyu Khola Hydropower Company
100 Marsyangdi Besi 50 Marsyangdi Divyajyoti Hydropower Pvt. Ltd.
101 Upper Trishuli-1 216 Trishuli Nepal Water & Energy Development Co. P. Ltd
102 Istul Khola HPP 1.506 Istul Amar Jyoti Hydropower Pvt Ltd
103 Sapsup Khola Small Hydro Electric Project 7.151 Sapsup Khola Three Star Hydro Power Pvt.Ltd.
104 Lapche Khola 160 Lapche Nasa Hydropower Company P Ltd
105 Kasuwa Khola HPP 45 Kasuwa Kasuwa Hydropower Ltd
106 Saptang Khola HPP 2.5 Saptang Saptang Hydropower Pvt Ltd
107 Buku Khola 6 Buku Apolo Hydropower Pvt.Ltd
108 Nyam Nyam 6 Nyam Nyam Khola Nyam Nyam HydroPower Company Pvt.Ltd.
109 Lower Irkhuwa Khola 14.15 Irkhuwa Khola Lower Irkhuwa Hydropower Company Ltd.
110 Rele Khola 6 Rele Khola Hym Consult
111 Irkhuwa Khola-B HPP 15.52 Irkhuwa Khola Barah Multi Power Pvt Ltd
112 Rasuwa Bhotekoshi 120 Bhote koshi Langtang Bhotekosi Hydropower Company Pvt. Ltd
113 Upper Gaddi Gad 1.55 Gaddi Gad Shaileshwari Power Nepal
114 Upper Modi HPP cascade project 14 Modi Khola Nepal Electricity Authority
115 Taman Khola 4.85 Taman Taman Khola Hydro Pvt. Ltd.
116 Mai Beni HPP 9.51 Mai Khola Samling Power company Pvt.Ltd
117 Middle Daram Khola-A HPP 3 Daram Dhaulagiri Cem Engineering Pvt Ltd
118 Middle Daram Khola-B HPP 4.5 Daram Dhaulagiri CEM Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
119 Upper Khudi 26 Khudi Super Khudi Hydropower Co.Pvt. Ltd.
120 Upper Chhyandi Small HPP 4 Chhyangdi Chhyandi Hysropower LTD
121 Upper Tamor 285 Tamor Tamor Sanima Energy P. Ltd
122 Hewa A Small HEP 5 Hewa Khola Habitat Power Company Pvt. Ltd
123 Tila-1 Hydropower Project 440 Tila S C Power Company P Ltd
124 Tila-2 Hydropower Project 420 Tila S C Power Company Pvt Ltd
125 Upper Phawa HPP 5.8 Phawa Khola Unitech Hydropower Company Pvt.ltd.
126 Super Aankhu Khola Hydropower Project 25.4 Ankhu Khola Gorakshya Hydropower Pvt.Ltd
127 Puwa II hydropower Project 4.96 Puwa Peoples’ Power Ltd
128 Nilgiri Khola-II cascade Project 62 Nilgiri Nilgirikhola Hydropower Company Limited
129 Lower Manang Marsyangdi 140 Marsyangdi Butawal Power Company
130 Manang Marsyangdi 282 Marsyangdi Manang Marsyangdi Hydropower Company Pvt.Ltd.
131 Badigad (Kolti) 4.5 Badigad Pioneer Hydro Pvt.Ltd
132 Garchyang Khola 6.6 Garchyang Citizen Hydropower Company Pvt. Ltd.
133 Upper Marsyangdi 1 138 Marsyangdi Upper Marsyangdi Hydropower Company Pvt. Ltd.
134 Upper Lohore SHP 4 Lohore Khola Upper Lohore Khola Hydropower Company. Pvt. Ltd
135 Chameliya (Chhetigad) 85 Chameliya Khola Grid Nepal Co. Pvt. Ltd.,
136 Upper Piluwa Hills Small HP Project 4.99 Piluwa, Tupuwa & Chhange Khola Milke Jaljale Hydropower Pvt.Ltd.
137 Kaligandki Gorge 164 Kali Gandaki Kaligandaki Hydropower P. Ltd, Charkhal, Dillibazar, Karhmandu
138 Nyadi-Phidi HPP 21.4 Nyadi, Phidi North Summit Hydro Pvt.ltd.
139 Upper Rahughat 48.5 Rahughat Tudi Power Company Pvt.Ltd
140 Super Hewa HPP 5 Hewa Khola Super Hewa Power Com. Pvt.Ltd.
141 Middle Kaligandaki 53.54 Kali Gandaki Hydro Support Pvt. Ltd.
142 Tadi Khola Cascade 3 Tadi Khola Hira Ratna Hydropower Company Pvt. Ltd
143 Bajra Madi Hydropower Project 24.8 Madi Khola Bajra Energy Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
144 Upper Richet Khola SHP 2 Richet Upper Richet Hydropower Pvt. Ltd.
145 Jhyaku Khola HPP 5.243 Jhyaku Ganesh Hydro power Com.Pvt.Ltd
146 Upper Trishui-2 HPP 102 Trishuli Hydrochina Corporation
147 Tinau Khola HPP 3.44 Tinau Nama Buddha Hydropower Pvt Ltd
148 Likhu Khola HPP 30 Likhu Khola P K Hydropower Pvt. Ltd.
149 Lower Jogmai Khola HPP 6.2 Jogmai Khola Asian Hydropower Pvt. Ltd
150 Upper Suri Khola HPP 7 Hulak, Kolung Makar Jitumaya Hudropower Pvt.Ltd.
151 Upper Midim Khola SHP 7.5 Midim Khola Bhujung Hydro Power Pvt.Ltd.,
152 Upper Chameliya HP 40 Chameliya Khola Api Power Co. Ltd
153 Chisang Khola -A Small HEP 1.8 Chisang Chisang Hydro Pvt Ltd
154 Lower Hewa Khola-A HPP 7.3 Hewa Khola Panch Khapan Hydropower P.Ltd.
155 Kabeli B1 Cascade HPP 9.94 Kabeli Khola Arun Valley Hydropower Development Company Ltd.
156 Sagu Khola HEP 20 Sangu Khola Him Parbat Hydropower Pvt. Ltd.
157 Chepe Khola Small HEP 8.63 Chepe Khola Aashutosh Investment Pvt. Ltd.
158 Dudhkunda Khola HEP 12 Solu Khola Mount Everest Power Development P.Ltd.
159 Upper Ankhu Khola 38 Ankhu Khola Dhading Ankhu Khola Hydro Pvt. Ltd.
160 Upper Machha Khola HEP 4.55 Machha Khola Bikash Hydropower Company Pvt. Ltd.
161 Bhim Khola Small HEP 4.96 Bhim Khola Shikhar Power Development Pvt.Ltd.
162 Jogmai Cascade 5.2 Jogmai Khola Sanvi Energy Pvt. Ltd.
163 Sangu Khola HPP 5 Sangu (Sorun) Khola Kalinchowk Hydropower Pvt. Ltd.
164 Middle Mewa HPP 49 Mewa Khola Mewa Developers Pvt. LTd
165 Nupche Likhu HEP 57.5 Nupche , Likhu Vision Energy and Power Pvt. Ltd.
166 Upper Myagdi-I HEP 53.5 Myagdi Khola Upper Myagdi Hydropower Pvt. Ltd
167 Sagu khola 1 HPP 5.5 Sagu Him Parbat Hydropower Pvt. Ltd
168 Phedi Khola (Thumlung) Small HPP 3.52 Phedi khola (Thumlung) Phedi khola Hydropower Company Pvt. Ltd.
169 Thulo Khola Hydropower Project 21.3 Thulo Khola Samyukta Urja Pvt. Ltd
170 Chepe Khola HEP 7 Chepe Khola Champawati Hydro Power P.Ltd
171 Upper Irkhuwa HPP 14.5 Irkhuwa, Phedi Aarati Power Company Ltd.
172 Isuwa Khola Hydropower Project 97.2 Isuwa Khola KBNR Isuwa Power Ltd.
173 Upper Maiwa HPP 17.85 Maiwa Kang Hydropower Company Pvt. Ltd
174 Madme Khola HPP 24 Madme Khola Madme Khola Hydropower P.Ltd.
175 Lower Balephi 20 Balephi Sajha Power Development
176 Madya Super Daraundi HPP 10 Daraundi Barpak Daraundi Hydropower Company Pvt. Ltd.
177 Rauje Khola HPP 4.99 Rauje Khola Hydro Connection Pvt Ltd
178 Bhotekoshi 5 HEP 62 Bhotekoshi Kalika Energy Ltd.
179 Seti Khola HPP 25 Seti Khola Vision Lumbini Urja Company Limited.
180 Karuwa Seti HEP 32 Seti Jhyamolongma Hydropower Development Company Pvt. Ltd.
181 Upper Piluwa 3 HPP 4.95 Piluwa Khola Mabilung Energy.Ltd
182 Hidi Khola HEP 6.82 Hidi Khola White Lotus Power Pvt.ltd.
183 Mid Solu Khola HEP 9.5 Solu Khola Mid Solu Hydropower company Pvt Ltd
184 Middle Tadi HPP 5.5 Tadi Khola Dupcheshwor Mahadev Hydro Company Pvt. Ltd.
185 Pegu Khola Small Hydropower Project 4.35 Pegu BiguHydropower Venture
186 Jurimba Khola Small Hydropower Project 7.63 Jurimba Jurimba Hydropower Company Pvt. Ltd
187 Landruk Modi HEP 86.59 Modi Annapurna Bidhyut Bikas Company Pvt. Ltd
188 Sunigad HEP 11.05 Suni Gad Omega EnergyDeveloper Pvt. Ltd
189 Mid Rawa Khola HEP 2.5 Rawa Khola, Sung Khola Halesi Urja Pvt. Ltd.
190 Dudhkoshi-2 (Jaleswar) HPP 70 Dudh Koshi Dudhkoshi Hydropower Nepal Pvt Ltd
191 Mudi Khola Hydropower Project 14.7 Mudi Khola Everest Energy and Infrastructure Fund Pvt. Ltd.
192 Lower Mid Rawa Khola HEP 4 Rawa Lower Mid Rawa Khola Hydropower ProjectPvt. Ltd
193 Menchet Khola HPP 7 Menchet Khola Ruby Valley Hydropower Com.Ltd.
194 Tamor Mewa 128 Tamor & Mewa Spark Hydroelectric Co. Ltd.
195 Midim 1 HEP 13.42 Midim Khola Mount Rasuwa Hydropower Pvt. Ltd.
196 Lower Tara Khola HPP 3.5 Tara Khola Pahadi Hydropower company Pvt Ltd
197 Myagdi Khola Hydropower Project 57.3 Myagdi Khola Hydro Village Pvt. Ltd.
198 Upper Bhurundi Khola SHP 3.75 Bhurundi Khola Ambe Hydropower Pvt. Ltd,
199 Nyasim HEP 35 Nyasem Khola Sita Hydropower Company Pvt. Ltd.
200 Upper Ingwa Khola 9.7 Ingwa Ingwa Hydopower Ltd.,
201 Upper Daraudi Hydropower Project 9.2 Daraudi Green Gorkha Energy Limited
202 Langdi Khola Small HEP 3.26 Langdi Ujyalo Nepal Hydro Pvt. Ltd.
203 Setikhola HEP 22 Seti Khola Setikhola Hydropower Pvt.Ltd.
204 Mewa khola HEP 23 Mewa Khola Union Mewa hydro ltd
205 Bagar Khola HEP 5.5 Bagar Khola Mona Hydropower Limited
206 Dudhpokhari Chepe HEP 8.836 Chepe Khola Dudhpokhari Chepe Hydropower Pvt. Ltd
207 Super Chepe HEP 9.05 Chepe Khola Ridge Line Energy Pvt. Ltd
208 Jum Khola HEP 56 Jum Sanima Jum Hydropower Pvt. Ltd
209 Upper Daraudi B Small HEP 8.3 Daraudi Kalika Construction Pvt.Ltd.
210 Upper Daraudi-C HEP 9.82 Daraudi Kalika Construction Pvt Ltd
211 Upper Balephi 46 Balephi Upper Balephi Hydropower Limited
212 Ilep Tatopani Khola HEP 25 Tatopani(Ilep) Khola Jalshakti Hydro companu Pvt Ltd
213 Super Melamchi HEP 23.6 Melamchi Milarepa Energy Pvt Ltd
214 Upper Piluwa-1 HEP 7.7 Piluwa Menchhiyam Hydropower P Ltd.
215 Super Kabeli Khola A HEP 13.5 Kabeli Khola, Amji Khola Snow River Pvt. Ltd
216 Super Kabeli Khola Cascade HEP 12 Kabeli Khola Hilton Hydro Energy Pvt. Ltd.

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3 thoughts on “216 Hydropower Projects In Nepal To Generate 7016 MW Electricity

  • November 5, 2021 at 3:44 am
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    Sir, could you please provide me with the information about the current installed capacity of hydropower in Nepal.

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    • November 13, 2021 at 12:56 pm
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      According to the Nepal Electricity Authority, the country’s installed capacity of hydropower projects that supply electricity to the authority currently stands at around 2,000MW.

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