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Hewakhola A Hydro Project to generate power soon

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A view of a tunnel of Hewa Khola A hydro project, which is all set to test transmission, in Panchthar, on Thursday, November 24, 2016. Photo: THT

A view of a tunnel of Hewa Khola A hydro project, which is all set to test transmission, in Panchthar, on Thursday, November 24, 2016. Photo: THT

Phidim, November 24

Hewakhola A Hydro Project, located at the confluence of Bharapa and Yangnam VDCs of Panchthar, is all set to start test generation and transmission of energy from November 25.

Issuing a notice, the project informed locals that it was preparing to begin generation and transmission of power from Friday to mid-December. The project has urged locals to be cautious about the water flow in the river as it may change direction during the period.

The promoter company was ready to begin test generation in mid-August.

However, it was delayed as the Kabeli Corridor Transmission Line was under construction.

Earlier, Nepal Electricity Authority had conducted a feasibility study of a hydro project that would generate 10 megawatts.

 


A version of this article appears in print on November 25, 2016 of The Himalayan Times.


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