Middle Bhotekoshi, Nepal

The Middle Bhotekoshi Hydroelectric Project is located in Sindhupalchowk District of Bagmati Zone of the Central Development Region. The Project is basically a run-of-river type scheme having the capacity of 102 MW (3 Francis turbine units) with the design discharge of 50.8 m³/sec and available gross head of 235 m. This project utilizes water from Bhotekoshi River, one of the major tributaries of the Sapta Koshi River in the Koshi Basin. The river is of the snow, glacier and rain-fed type. 

ClientMadhya Bhotekoshi Jalavidyut Company Ltd.
Executionsince 2012
Technical Data
  • Francis turbines
  • Installed capacity
102 MW
  • Rated discharge
51 m³/s
  • Net head
222 m
  • Annual Energy
542 GWh
  • Headrace tunnel, D/L
5.6 m/7.0 km
  • Overhead transmission line
220 kV/4 km
  • Type of Project
  • Dam type
Weir type – Gated Weir
  • Catchment area
2284 km²
  • Powerhouse type
Surface type
  • Review of Engineering and Detailed Design
  • Review Procurement Documents
  • Assistance in Award of Contract
  • Construction site supervision
  • Project Management

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