Marsyangdi Hydropower

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    Nepal Electricity Authority owned Marsyangdi Hydropower Station is located at Aanbukhaireni, Tanahu with installed capacity of 69 MW and annual design generation of 462.5 GWh. It was commissioned in 1989 AD with the assistance from IDA, KFW, KFED, SFD, ADB and GON at a cost of USD 22 million.

    lower Marsyangdi

    Salient Features

    Type : Peak- run- of- the- river
    Rated net head : 90.5 meter
    Rated Turbine Discharge : 30.5 m3/s
    Head race tunnel : 7199m, 6.4m dia., concrete lined
    Pressure Shaft : 75m long, 5m dia., steel lined
    Surge Tank : 20.5m dia., 56m high concrete throttle shaft
    Installed Capacity : 69 MW
    Turbine Generator Set : 3 sets
    Type of Turbine : Francis
    Rated Output : 26 MW x 3
    Rated Speed : 300 rpm
    Type of Generator : Vertical shaft synchronous
    Capacity : 30 MVA
    Voltage Ratio : 11/132 KV
    Power Transformer : 11/132 KV single phase, 3x 10 kva, 9 Nos.
    Designed Average Annual Generation : 462.5 GWh
    Catchment Area : 3850 sq. km
    Average Annual Discharge : 210 m3/s
    Civil Construction Started : February, 1886
    Commercial Operation Started : 5 November, 1989
    Construction Cost : 221.57 million USD
    Financed By : GON, IDA, KFW, SFD and ADB