Six micro hydel projects in a single VDC

Baglung, July 16:

microhydropowerAs many as six micro hydropower projects have been brought into operation at Dudilabhati VDC along in Baglung district.

The projects were brought into operation with the grant assistance of Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) as well as investment of local.

The APEC has invested 70 per cent out of the total cost in the projects.  The District Development Committee, VDC and Energy and Environment Section also provided financial and technical support for the same.

The projects generate a total of 104 KW electricity during winter season and 160 KW in rainy season, said Chairman of Gaudikhola I Micro Hydropower Project, Hira Bahadur Khatri.

The projects were constructed after using source of local Gaudi rivulet, Chipledi rivulet and Kaule rivulet, added Khatri.

Around 900 households of the VDC except 80 households of Ward No. 2, have been benefited from this.

The 80 households of Ward No. 2 are using electricity of central transmission line.

The locals of Dudilabhati VDC are getting the electricity facility round the clock.

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